Woman dies after being hit by truck


Latest: 9:00 am, 12/29/16, Thursday  

CHAMPAIGN — We now know the name of the woman killed in an accident last night in Champaign.

76-year old Marjorie Roberts, of Champaign, was hit by a car as she was crossing west Bradley Avenue around 6 pm.  She later died from her injuries at Carle Hospital.

Police say the driver was heading east on Bradley Avenue. Roberts was trying to cross the street southbound.

Police say the driver did not seem to be impaired, he stayed at the scene and he’s cooperating with the investigation. 

Updated 9:20 pm, 12/28/16, Wednesday

CHAMPAIGN — A woman has died after being hit by a truck Wednesday night.  

Police say the 76-year old woman was attempting to cross the street in the 900-block of West Bradley Avenue just before 6 pm.  She was taken to the hospital, but died from her injuries.

The driver of the vehicle is cooperating with police. Investigators say after initial tests there are no signs of driver impairment.  

Original: 6:45 pm, 12/28/16, Wednesday

CHAMPAIGN — Part of Bradley Avenue is shut down after a vehicle versus pedestrian accident. It happened near the intersection of Bradley and Willis. 

No word on who was hit or their condition, but a walker was seen on the ground in the middle of the road.

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