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Canton man killed in rural Peoria County accident

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PEORIA COUNTY, Ill. (WEEK) -- -

A Canton man was killed in an accident late Wednesday night on Kickapoo-Edwards Road. 

Peoria County Coroner Jamie Harwood said 24-year-old Jesse Peak of Canton was pronounced dead at the scene of an accident in the 5700 block of Kickapoo-Edwards Road at 10:45 p.m.

Peak was reportedly traveling north on the road when his yellow Chevrolet Cobalt left the roadway, struck a utility pole and rolled several times. Peak was seat belted and found in the driver's seat of the car. 

An autopsy is planned for today. Toxicology testing could take up to two weeks. 

The passenger in the vehicle reportedly fled the scene. 
 

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