The Commercial-News, Danville, IL

April 4, 2014

Pedestrian dies in rural Vermilion County traffic crash


DANVILLE — No charges have been filed as a result of a fatal overnight traffic accident Thursday involving a pedestrian.

The crash happened just after 9:15 p.m. Thursday on Illinois Route 49, almost a half-mile north of County Road 2000N.

According to state police who handled the accident, a man was walking in the roadway when a he was struck northbound SUV driven by a 35-year-old woman.

The 29-year-old man was pronounced dead at the scene. Names of the driver and pedestrian have not been released.