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Pedestrian Killed On Illinois Highway

A pedestrian was killed this evening while crossing I-57 close to the Sibley Boulevard interchange near Harvey, Illinois. An Illinois state police trooper said that a vehicle traveling northbound in the left lane of 1-57 struck the pedestrian who was trying to cross the interstate east-to-west about 500 feet south of 147th Street. All inbound lanes of I-57 were closed for more than two hours during the investigation of the automobile accident. Officials are still trying to determine why the pedestrian was on the interstate and how he caused the car accident. To read the full story, click here.