Police car hits ATV

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MACOUPIN COUNTY — One person is dead, after his ATV was hit by a police car. It happened just after 9 o’clock Tuesday night on IL-159 just south of IL-138. Michael Cathorall was ejected from his ATV, after it was rear-ended by a Sherriff’s Deputy. Deputy Tim Burnet was responding to a call with his emergency lights and siren on. Police say Cathorall was driving without his lights on. He was pronounced dead at the scene. Illinois State Police are investigating.

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