An 80-year-old Streator man died after driving into a tree in Hope Township on Saturday.
LaSalle County deputies responded to a single vehicle accident on IL Rt. 18, where Roland P. Bastien was pronounced dead on the scene. He was reportedly driving eastbound when his vehicle left the roadway to the south and struck the tree.
Lostant EMS Units also responded to the scene.
The case is under investigation by the LaSalle County Sheriff’s Office and the LaSalle County Coroner’s Office.