One person was killed in an accident that occurred in Shelby County on Saturday morning.
According to a report from the Illinois State Police, the accident occurred at 4:20am on Illinois Route 128 northbound, approximately half a mile north of Illinois Route 16. The report states that a vehicle driven by a 64 year old, female from Shelbyville was traveling northbound on Route 128. There was a pedestrian walking northbound in the northbound lane and was reportedly dressed in dark non-contrasting colors on the unlit roadway. The female struck the pedestrian. The report states that it is unknown why the pedestrian was walking in the lane of traffic.
The pedestrian was pronounced deceased on the scene by the Shelby County Coroner. Shelby Ambulance responded to the scene, but the female refused treatment.