Teen Pedestrian Hit by Semi


Champaign - Illinois State Police are investigating, after a 17-year-old was hit by a semi on I-57 near Champaign.

Police say it happened near mile marker 233 just after midnight Friday morning. The semi driver told police the teen seemed to intentionally run into the roadway from the ditch. The semi driver was not injured.

An autopsy is currently underway to determine the cause of death. The Champaign County Coroner has not yet released the name of the teen.

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