Fatal Pedestrian Accident In McHenry County
There was a fatal pedestrian accident Wednesday morning (October 28, 2015) in McHenry.
According to McHenry Police, the accident happened as a man was crossing the street in the 1200 block of Green Street at approximately 6:40 a.m.
At that time, the man was struck by a 2002 Ford Ranger that was heading southbound.
The pedestrian, identified as Archie Horn, 71, of McHenry, was taken to Advocate Condell Medical Center in Libertyville for treatment of his accident injuries. He died shortly after arriving at the hospital.
According to McHenry Police, the driver of the pickup truck, Eric Baldridge, 24, of McHernry, was cited for failure to reduce speed to avoid an accident.
An excerpt from the October 28, 2015 Northwest Herald article titled “Police ID McHenry pedestrian, 71, who died after being hit by pickup truck“:
The Northeast McHenry County Critical Accident Team continues to investigate. Walsh said an autopsy is scheduled Thursday morning at the Lake County Coroner’s Office.
Additional Details Regarding This Fatal McHenry County Accident
Additional details and possible updates can be seen in a variety of media sources, including the Northwest Herald article mentioned above, as well as the October 29, 2015 Crystal Lake-Cary Patch article titled “Police ID Pedestrian Killed in Crash.”