Pontiac, IL (March 28, 2020) – A woman was killed after being struck by a vehicle in rural Livingston County on Thursday, March 25th. The crash occurred near Pontiac, Illinois at around 4:30 a.m. The site of the crash was located at the intersection of IL-23 (Historic US-66) and Livingston County Road.
Kenisha Hall, 25, of Berwyn, Illinois was killed in the accident. For unknown reasons, she was struck by a vehicle driven by a 37-year-old woman from Forrest, Illinois. The factors contributing to the crash aren’t known at this time.
The investigation into the crash is being handled by the Illinois State Police and the Livingston County Coroner.
We would like to extend our deepest condolences to the family of Kenisha Hall at this time.
Illinois Deadly Pedestrian Accidents
As drivers, we have a duty of care to prevent causing devastating car accidents. Sadly, many drivers fail to notice pedestrians who share the roadway. In 2010, 4,280 people were killed in pedestrian collisions across the country.
Pedestrian fatalities are on the rise nationwide. Many experts have attributed this increase to distraction, on the part of both walkers and drivers. In some cases, surviving family members can contact a qualified Illinois wrongful death attorney to pursue lost compensation.
Recovering after the loss of a loved one is extremely difficult. Kent M. Lucaccioni, Ltd. is here to make sure that you and your family obtain the compensation you deserve. Give us a call at 312-386-7683 to discuss your case.
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