SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (WCIA) — The Sangamon County Coroner has identified a pedestrian who died on Wednesday after she was hit by a car the previous day.
Coroner Jim Allmon identified the victim as Kanida Phanthourath, 33 of Springfield. Springfield police officials said Phanthourath was found at 5 p.m. on Durkin Drive near the intersection with Lawrence Avenue with injuries described as critical. Phanthourath was taken to Springfield Memorial Hospital for treatment and died there just before 6 a.m. on Wednesday.
An autopsy performed Thursday morning indicated that Phanthourath died from multiple blunt force injuries she sustained in the collision
The crash and death remain under investigation by Allmon and the Springfield Police Department. Anyone who either saw or who had contact with Phanthourath before the crash is asked to call Springfield Police at 217-788-8311.
Foul play is not suspected at this time.