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David Gayton Struck and Killed by Semi on Interstate 57 in Jefferson County

Pedestrian Hit and Killed by Vehicle on Interstate 57 in Jefferson County

David Gayton

David Gayton Struck and Killed by Semi on Interstate 57 in Jefferson County

Jefferson County, Illinois (March 5, 2018) – According to a local news source, a man was struck and killed by a semi Wednesday night in Jefferson County.

The accident took place at about 7:48 p.m. March 4, on Interstate 57, a mile north of exit 95 to Mt. Vernon.

According to Illinois State Police, 50-year-old David Gayton of Sesser, Illinois was standing in the center of three lanes when he was hit by a semi driven by 41-year-old Christopher Stafford of Shepherdsville, Kentucky.

Troopers say Stafford failed to slow down.

Gayton was pronounced dead at the scene

Losing a loved one due to an accident is devastating and one may feel that all is lost. Whereas we understand that no amount of compensation can bring back the life of a loved one, or heal the scars that an accident has caused, we believe that the negligent party should be held responsible. At Kevin J. Roach LLC, have a team of skilled lawyers who will conduct a thorough investigation into the incident and file a case to make sure that you are compensated. Such compensation will include wage loss and medical expenses. Contact our office today at (636) 519-0085 or contact us online to speak with an attorney. We offer a free consultation.