Southern Illinois pedestrian dies on busy highway


Web Editor - Ryan Burkett

UPDATE (11:30 a.m.): Williamson County Coroner Junior Burke says the identity of the victim in Sunday night's pedestrian fatality is 35-year-old Uhuru Humphrey.

Earlier story:

HERRIN, Ill. - A Herrin, Illinois man was pronounced dead early Monday morning, after being hit by a car while walking down a busy highway.

Williamson County Coroner Junior Burke says the unidentified 35-year-old was walking down Herrin-Colp Highway when he was hit around 10:15 Sunday night.

The man was pronounced dead at a local hospital shortly after midnight.