One person is dead after an accident in Peoria County, just outside of Princeville.
An official with the Sheriff’s Office confirms that person was killed in an accident early Tuesday evening. They were the lone occupant in a vehicle that left the roadway before striking a utility pole. It happened on Princeville Jubilee Road just south of Park School Road.
Coroner Jamie Harwood pronounced the driver dead at the scene. While authorities couldn’t say for sure what caused the crash, they did say it appeared speed might have been a factor. The name of the deceased has not yet been released. Stay tuned for more on this developing story.