Pedestrian hit and killed in Jackson County, Illinois

A 70 year-old man from Elkville, Illinois died when he was hit by a vehicle in Jackson County, Illinois Friday night.

Jackson County deputies arrived to a crash after 10:30pm Friday on US 51 North near Rude Cemetery Road.  Deputies found Lynn Easley dead at the scene.

The driver of the vehicle who hit him was taken to a hospital for injuries.  Deputies are looking into how the crash happened.

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