Ottawa man dies after being struck by a vehicle in Peru

Illinois State Police among the authorities investigating the crash

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An Ottawa man died Friday on Route 251 in Dimmick Township near Peru as a result of the injuries from being struck by a vehicle, the La Salle County Coroner’s Office said Tuesday.

Jerome E. Johnson, 25, of Ottawa, was identified as the deceased.

The crash is under investigation by the La Salle County Coroner’s Office, Illinois State Police and Illinois State Police Accident Reconstruction Division.

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