Driver dies in East Peoria car crash

By Joe Bennett

February 3, 2013 Updated Feb 4, 2013 at 1:44 PM CDT

EAST PEORIA, Ill -- East Peoria and Tazewell County authorities are investigating a fatal car crash.

The driver died after crashing his vehicle in East Peoria early this morning.

According to the Tazewell County Coroner's Office, 37-year-old Mark Carle of East Peoria was pronounced dead on the scene.

A report from the East Peoria Police Department says the single-vehicle accident occurred on the 400 block of East Washington Street around 2:40 AM.

Police say Carle was the only person in the vehicle and are still investigating the incident.

An autopsy performed Monday showed that Carle died of blunt force trauma

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