Fatal McHenry County Pedestrian Accident
On Saturday (November 19, 2016) there was a fatal pedestrian accident in unincorporated Woodstock. The accident happened on Illinois Route 47 as a pickup truck stuck a pedestrian as the man was attempting to cross the roadway.
According to preliminary crash investigation results provided by the McHenry County Sheriff’s Office (in a media release titled “Sheriff’s Office Investigates Fatal Pedestrian Crash“) the accident happened at 11:10 p.m. as a Ford F150 was traveling northbound on Illinois Route 47. When the truck was in the 1800 block, it struck the man.
At that location the roadway is unlit and there is no crosswalk.
An excerpt from the McHenry County Sheriff’s Office media release mentioned above:
The pedestrian was treated at the scene by Sheriff’s personnel and the Woodstock Fire Protection District, but succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced dead. Toxicology is pending on the pedestrian through the Coroner’s office.
The McHenry County Coroner’s Office identified the pedestrian as Eduardo M. Olivia Masse. An excerpt from the November 21, 2016 Crystal Lake Patch article titled “Coroner IDs Man Killed While Crossing Route 47“:
An autopsy performed on Monday revealed Masse died of blunt force injuries to the head, chest and abdomen, according to the coroners office. Toxicology is pending on the pedestrian through the coroner’s office, authorities said.
The driver of the pickup truck was not injured during the crash.
The traffic accident investigation is being conducted by the McHenry County Sheriff’s Office Major Crash Investigations Unit and the McHenry County Coroner’s Office.
Additional Details Regarding This Fatal McHenry County Pedestrian Accident
Additional details and possible updates concerning this fatal pedestrian accident can be seen in the McHenry County Sheriff’s Office and Crystal Lake Patch sources mentioned above.