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News: Hartsville woman killed in hit-and-run pedestrian collision on I-64 in Illinois

by Ponce Law | January 22nd, 2021

HARTSVILLE, TN – Authorities identified the victim of a fatal hit-and-run pedestrian accident in Illinois on January 9th as 55-year-old Rena Wood of Hartsville.

According to the crash report from Illinois State Police, Wood left her vehicle around 6:30 p.m. while on the shoulder of Interstate 64 near the exit to Highway 159 in Fairview Heights, before she was hit by a vehicle that fled the scene. She was declared deceased at the scene.

Police say the involved vehicle was later located. The driver, 49-year-old Angela Diser of Collinsville, and the passenger, 51-year-old Elaine Hendricks, were not injured in the collision.

The circumstances of the fatal crash are still under investigation by Illinois State Police. We will make an update to this blog if more details are provided.

If you’ve been injured or lost a loved one in a pedestrian accident due to another driver’s negligence, the Tennessee pedestrian accident lawyers of Ponce Law would like to hear from you. For over 20 years, our firm has been working to defend the legal rights of people like you, and because we only get paid if you do, you can trust that we’ll work as hard as we can to get you the maximum compensation possible. Schedule a free consultation today by calling (844) 218-8694 or filling out our contact form.

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