Mendota man identified as victim struck on Interstate 80

Man died after being struck between Plank Road, Spring Valley exits

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The pedestrian who was struck and died Monday on Interstate 80 between the Plank Road and Spring Valley exits has been identified as Devin Finley, 34, of Mendota, the Bureau County Coroner’s Office said Wednesday.

In a news release, Bureau County Coroner Lexi Wamhoff said she was called to I-80 near mile marker 70, where Finley had fatal injuries.

The incident is under investigation by the Bureau County Coroner’s Office and Illinois State Police. No autopsy is expected, Wamhoff said.

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