Peoria man dies after being hit by car early Thursday morning

Published: May. 20, 2022 at 3:55 PM CDT
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PEORIA (Heart of Illinois ABC) -The Peoria County Coroner says a 37-year-old Peoria man died early Thursday after being hit by a car.

It happened at the intersection of Northeast Jefferson and Abington in the early morning hours of Thursday, May 19.

Coroner Jamie Harwood says Jeremiah Burgess suffered severe, multiple blunt force trauma injuries as a result of being hit by the vehicle, and likely died instantly. Toxicology is pending.

The cause of the crash remains under investigation.

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