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Authorities responded to a vehicle fire and subsequent death of an individual on E. 10th Rd. near N. 5th Rd. in LaSalle County. (Google image)

The LaSalle County Sheriff's Office now says an Ancona man is the deceased in a vehicle fire that happened Saturday around Noon just south of Streator on E. 10th Rd. near N. 5th Rd.

Sixty-one-year-old David M. Losey of Ancona has been identified as the man who was killed.

It's unclear how the fire began or how Losey was killed.

The Sheriff's Department was assisted at the scene by the LaSalle County Coroner's Office, the Illinois State Fire Marshall and Illinois State Police Crime Scene Services.