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Man killed after hit by vehicle in Paris, Illinois

An investigation continues after a man was killed crossing the highway in Illinois.

Posted: Nov 8, 2017 1:04 PM

PARIS, Ill. (WTHI) - An investigation continues after a man was killed crossing the highway in Illinois.

Around mid-day on Tuesday police say 69-year-old Robert Peebles was attempting to cross Route 1 near the 2000 block of South Main in Paris.

That's when Peebles stopped in the turn lane and reportedly fell into the path of a vehicle. Peebles was taken to Paris Community Hospital where he died from his injuries.

No citations were issued.

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