Marion, IL man dies after being hit by vehicle

A Marion, Illinois man was fatally injured after he was hit while trying to cross a road.

The Marion Police Department says the accident happened around 6:50 p.m. Tuesday in the area of Route 13 and Walton Way.

54-year-old Stephen Henry was hit by a vehicle while trying to cross Route 13.

Officers say Henry was wearing dark clothing which made it difficult to see him.

He was taken to a local hospital where he passed away from his injuries.

No citations were issued in the accident.

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