Vehicle fatally collides with pedestrian IL Route 161

FAIRVIEW HEIGHTS, IL – A female driver fatally struck a pedestrian on IL 161 near Old Lincoln Trail Monday, according to Fox 2 Now.

The driver called 911 after hitting the victim around 9:30 p.m.

Police released the driver after she provided her account of what transpired. They do not believe impairment was a factor in the incident.

Authorities will release the name of the victim once their family has been notified of their death.

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