Driver pronounced deceased at the scene of a single-vehicle crash

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CHILLICOTHE, Ill. (WMBD) — Peoria County Sheriff’s Office, the Chillicothe Police Department and Fire Department with Advanced Medical Transport responded to a single-vehicle crash around 1:10 a.m. Sunday.

Peoria County Sheriff Brian Asbell said the crash happened near the intersection of Truitt and Krause road. The driver was 21-year-old Chillicothe resident Ethan Koch.

Koch was traveling eastbound down on Truitt when the car left the roadway for unknown reasons and rolled over multiple times. Koch was ejected from the vehicle during the crash and was pronounced deceased at the scene at 3:26 a.m.

The crash is still under investigation.

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