Man Dies After Hit And Run Accident

CARLINVILLE – Carlinville Police Department investigate hit and run after a man was found deceased in the roadway Saturday morning.

On Saturday Carlinville Police Department responded to a report of a male laying in a puddle in the roadway in the 1100 block of Sumner Street. Upon arrival officers found a male identified as Monteaz Walton age 40 laying in the roadway.

Officers began life saving measures until Carlinville Fire Protection District and Gillespie Benld Area Ambulance arrived on scene. Macoupin County Coroner was called to the scene and pronounced Mr. Walton deceased.

An autopsy was performed Saturday afternoon which determined that Mr. Walton was struck by a vehicle. The investigation continues with the assistance of the Macoupin County Corner Office and the Illinois State Police Crime Scene Investagations.

No other information has been released.

Anyone with any information can contact the Carlinville Police Department at 217-854-3221 or the Macoupin & Montgomery Counties Crimestoppers at 1-800-352-0136.

Chris Rhodes
Author: Chris Rhodes

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