A teacher at Manteno High School was struck and killed after a pedestrian car accident occurred while he was jogging on the side of the road before work.
According to police officials, the man was struck by a car before 7 a.m. and was pronounced dead on the scene by emergency officials. The man was running on North 3000E when struck near County Highway 9. An accident reconstruction team has been assigned to the case at this time, but the investigation into the accident is still underway at this time.
Our deepest condolences are with the friends, family and students of the victim.