Man Identified In East Alton Pedestrian Hit And Run

EAST ALTON – A pedestrian who was struck and killed Tuesday evening in the 600 block of Powder Mill Road in East Alton has been identified as 52-year-old John Gleason Jr.

Police officials have recovered the vehicle that was involved in the hit-and-run. When first responders arrived they located a person who had been struck by a vehicle and the vehicle was no longer on scene. Firefighters worked on the victim but they were pronounced deceased.

If you have any information, you are asked to call East Alton police at 618-259-6212 or the dispatch center at 618-251-3113.

Chris Rhodes
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