A Chicago resident was killed Sunday night in Mattoon when he was struck by a vehicle. Police responded to the accident at 10:41pm in Lake Land Boulevard.
Upon arrival a male subject was found to be in the roadway. He was taken to Sarah Bush Lincoln Health Center where he was pronounced dead.
The victim of the accident has been identified as 55-year-old Steve Monte.
An accident re-constructionist from ISP was summoned to assist in the investigation. Preliminary results indicate that Monte was walking in the middle of the South bound lane at the time of the accident.
The investigation, which is being conducted by Mattoon Police Department, Illinois State Police, and Coles County Coroner’s Office, is ongoing.