PERU — Police say a 39-year-old Oglesby driver hit and killed a Spring Valley man before fleeing June 4.
Luke T. Dobrich was in LaSalle County Jail on $100,000 bond Friday after he was charged with leaving the scene of a fatal accident, which carries 1 to 3 years in prison, in the death of Wyatt Kenneth Lyle Wyatt, 22.
Wyatt's body was found at 9:28 p.m. June 4 on 70 N. 2551st Road, just east of August Hills Winery and about a mile south of Peru.
LaSalle County Sheriff's deputies and Oglesby Ambulance arrived on the scene and found the man unresponsive.
Investigators from the sheriff's department and the Illinois State Police crime scene and accident reconstruction teams were on the scene throughout the night.
Wyatt was born Feb. 26, 1995, in Sterling to Jolyn Wyatt, now of Browntown, Wisconsin, and Tom Wyatt of Hennepin. He graduated from Princeton High School in 2013, and worked at various jobs, including Sislers in Ohio.
Anyone with information regarding this incident should call the LaSalle County Sheriff's Department at 815-433-2161.