Man Fatally Struck By Vehicle In Maryville, IL

A car fatally struck a pedestrian Sunday night (January 22, 2017) in Maryville.  The accident happened along Illinois 159.

According to Maryville Police, based upon preliminary investigation the accident happened in the 4900 block of Illinois 159, just to the north of Illinois 162.

The crash involved a pedestrian that was struck by a vehicle.  The pedestrian, identified as a 61-year-old man, was declared dead at the accident scene at 8:36 p.m.

An excerpt from the article of January 23, 2017, titled “Pedestrian struck, killed on Illinois 159 in Maryville“:

An initial report showed that a 45-year-old woman was driving south on Illinois 159 when the man stepped into traffic and in front of the vehicle. The driver was not injured, but her car sustained severe damage to its front end and front windshield, Carpenter said.

The crash investigation is continuing and is being conducted by the Metro East Crash Scene Assistance Team.
Additional details and possible updates concerning this fatal Southern Illinois pedestrian accident can be seen in a variety of media sources, including the article mentioned above.


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