*Update* on Pedestrian killed after being hit by a car in Jackson Co

*Update* 6-7-16 

The Jackson counties sheriffs officice has identified the driver involved in Saturdays fatal traffic crash as Shiann Raines, 18, of DuQuoin. The Jackson County Sheriff’s Department responded to the accident on US Highway 51 near Rude Cemetery Road.

Lynn Easley, 70, of Elkville was pronounced dead at the scene with multiple injuries.

Authorities say Easley had been walking in the middle of the road when the accident occurred. The Crash remains under investigation by the Jackson Co Sherriffs office and the Jackson Co Coroners office

 

 

 

 

 

A pedestrian was killed late Saturday night after being hit by a car in Jackson County.

The Jackson County Sheriff’s Department responded to the accident on US Highway 51 near Rude Cemetery Road.

Lynn Easley, 70, of Elkville was pronounced dead at the scene with multiple injuries.

Authorities say Easley had been walking in the middle of the road when the accident occurred.

The driver of the motor vehicle was taken to an area hospital for treatment.