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Manteno High School coach struck and killed in accident

Manteno High School coach struck and killed in accident

A teacher at Manteno High School was struck and killed in a pedestrian accident while he was jogging on North Road 3000E.

Emergency crews arrived at the scene just before 7 a.m. and the coach was pronounced dead on the scene. The man was running southbound down the roadway when he was struck by a car near County Highway 9. Police ordered a reconstruction team to be sent to the scene, but the investigation is still currently pending. An autopsy has been ordered at this time.

Pedestrian accidents can cause serious injury to a person. Our deepest thoughts are with the friends and family of the victim during this difficult time.