Interstate 80

A Peru man fatally injured in an early Saturday crash has been identified. District 17 State Police said that man was 41-year old Christopher Gedraitis. Gedraitis was eastbound on I-80 just after midnight Saturday near the Bureau County line.

He was struck head-on by a car driven by 27-year old Christopher Ivy of Chicago, after Ivy's car crossed the median from the westbound lanes. Both were pronounced dead at the scene.

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