Pedestrian struck and killed by car in Peoria County

By WEEK Producer

July 22, 2013 Updated Jul 22, 2013 at 9:22 PM CDT

PEORIA COUNTY, Ill. -- A 45-year-old Bellevue man is dead after being hit by a car early Sunday morning.

Peoria County Coroner Johnna Ingersoll said Darryl Wilson was pronounced dead at OSF Saint Francis Medical Center.

She said Wilson was struck by the westbound vehicle of Casey Moore, 34, on Harmon Highway at Barnewolt Drive.

An autopsy showed Wilson died from multiple blunt force injuries due to being hit by the car.

Toxicology tests have also been ordered.

Ingersoll is asking anyone who may know Wilson's family to contact her at 669-2000.

The incident remains under investigation by the Peoria County Sheriff's Office and the Coroner's Office.