Man dies after being hit by car at gas pump

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TILTON, Ill. (WCIA) — A man is dead after he was hit by a car at a gas station.

It happened on Tuesday at the Circle K on Georgetown Road in Tilton. The police chief says 67 year old Ronnie Johnson was there with his wife.

After his wife pumped gas, she moved the car from the pump up to the building, but Johnson didn’t notice. When he walked back to the pump, he was hit by another car pulling in. He was taken to the hospital and pronounced dead about an hour later.

Tilton’s police chief says the driver who hit him hasn’t been ticketed or charged yet. The case is still under investigation.

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