Jean Winters Killed in Washington County Pedestrian Crash on Illinois 177

New Baden Woman Jean Winters Fatally Struck by Car on Illinois 177 in Washington County

Washington County, Illinois (January 31, 2018) – According to a local news source, Jean D. Winters, a 40-year-old New Baden woman, was hit and killed by a car Wednesday morning in Washington County.

The crash took place at about 5:00 a.m. Jan 31, on Illinois 177 near Prairie Bottom Road, west of Okawville.

As per the reports, Winters was walking westbound in the eastbound lane when she was struck by a 2006 Chevrolet Cobalt, driven by Scott Moffatt, 36, of Okawville.

Reportedly, Moffatt was driving westbound 177 and was passing a westbound car when he struck and Winters.

Illinois 177 was shut down as officers investigated the crash.

No other information was provided. The incident remained under investigation.

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