Pedestrian Struck, Killed by Semi on I-24
By West Kentucky Star Staff
METROPOLIS, IL - A semi-pedestrian accident Sunday morning in Metropolis proved fatal.
According to the Illinois State Police, a pedestrian was on the US 45 overpass crossing I-24 and jumped onto the interstate in the path of an eastbound semi truck and trailer. The pedestrian was stuck by the truck and was pronounced dead at the scene. Names are not being released at this time.
An investigation into the accident continues.