1 Killed in Swansea Auto-Pedestrian Crash at Illinois 159 and 161

Pedestrian Killed in Fatal Swansea Crash at Illinois 159 and 161

Fatal Swansea Crash

1 Killed in Swansea Auto-Pedestrian Crash at Illinois 159 and 161

Swansea, Illinois (January 5, 2018) – A pedestrian was killed in a fatal vehicle collision on Thursday night in Swansea, according to Illinois State Police.

The accident took place at around 6 p.m. Thursday, January 4 at the intersection of Illinois 159 and Illinois 161.

It is not clear what led to the crash.

Swansea Police responded to the crash and found the victim with major injuries.

The pedestrian was rushed to Memorial Hospital and was later pronounced deceased.

Details on the victim’s identity were not released.

The Illinois State Police are conducting an investigation.

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