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Update: 16-Year-Old From Joliet Killed in Traffic Crash Indentified

The Will County Coroner is reporting the death of Jo’Ovyonne Kortize Du’Shon Williams, a 16 year old male resident of Joliet. He was pronounced deceased today, Monday, October 5, 2020 at 10:15 AM in the southbound lanes of Rt. 53 in the 1900 block of South Chicago St. in Joliet. Mr. Williams was riding a bicycle and was struck by a utility truck. The Illinois State Police District 5 are investigating the incident. An autopsy was performed on Monday, October 5, 2020. Preliminary autopsy reports show multiple injuries due to a bicycle vs. utility truck collision. The final cause and manner of death will be determined at a later date pending police, autopsy and toxicological reports.