CHICAGO (CBS)– The Lake County Coroner’s Office identified the man who was fatally struck by a village snow plow in Libertyville Monday.
According to officials, Donald Anderson, 75, died from traumatic injuries caused by being struck by the vehicle.READ MORE: 4 Police Officers, 1 Civilian Rushed To Hospital From Scene Of Fire In Beverly
Lake County Coroner Dr. Howard Cooper said the investigation into Anderson’s death is ongoing.READ MORE: LIVE UPDATES: Protests Follow Release Of Video Of Police Shooting That Killed Adam Toledo
“We have been in close contact with Mr. Anderson’s family and our deepest condolences go out to them,” he said. “This is certainly a terrible tragedy.”
According to witness accounts, it appeared that Anderson was cleaning the area where the street meets the driveway when the truck may have gone in reverse.MORE NEWS: What We Know About Officer Eric Stillman, The CPD Officer Who Fired The Shot That Killed Adam Toledo, 13
The snow plow driver has been placed on administrative leave pending the results of an investigation, according to a news release.