Man killed while walking along road

Published 04/04 2014 03:57PM

Updated 04/04 2014 05:25PM

VERMILION COUNTY -- A Champaign man was killed after being hit by a car. 29-year old Mathew Wheeler was walking on Highway 49 in Vermilion County, just north of Vermilion County Road, Thursday night. A driver didn't see him in time and struck him.

Wheeler was pronounced dead at the scene. An autopsy was done Friday, but results haven't been released. Police say no charges have been filed.

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