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Snow plow truck hits and kills man in Libertyville

File Photo | Photo by Alex Vucha.

A Village of Libertyville snow plow struck and killed a man inside a residential neighborhood in Libertyville Monday morning, police said.

The Libertyville Police Department and Libertyville Fire Department responded around 9:50 a.m. Monday to the 600 block of Bridle Court in Libertyville.

Emergency crews found an adult male struck by a Village of Libertyville snow plow truck. The man, who has not yet been publicly identified, was pronounced dead at the scene by paramedics.

The incident is being investigated by the Lake County Major Crash Assistance Team (MCAT). The plow driver has been placed on paid administrative leave pending the results of the investigation.

According to WGN9 News, an elderly man using a snow blower to clear his driveway was struck by the plow truck. Police have not confirmed this yet.

Libertyville Police Department Lt. Ed Roncone said no further information or comments will be released by the Village of Libertyville. The Lake County Coroner’s Office is not releasing the name or age of the man until the preliminary autopsy is complete Tuesday morning.

This is a developing story. Check back later for updates.

Sam Borcia

Sam Borcia

Senior News Editor at Lake & McHenry County Scanner
Sam has been with Lake and McHenry County Scanner since 2012 as a senior news editor helping cover breaking news for Lake County and McHenry County. He also regularly contributes photographs of news scenes for the Lake County area.
Sam Borcia

One Comment

  1. buckwheat buckwheat January 28, 2019

    So when did Libertyville start snow plowing their streets?

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