Police investigating deadly crash


Decatur - Police are investigating a deadly crash that happened this morning, just off of Jasper street in Decatur.


Decatur Police, Illinois State Police, and the coroner were on scene. The Macon County Coroner says, a 70-year-old woman was pronounced dead this morning. The woman was walking near the intersection of Steele Court and Sattley Street in the Woodland Estates Mobile Home Park, just off of Jasper Street. She was struck/passed over by a garbage truck.


The victim was pronounced dead at the scene at 8:15 a.m., the incident occurred around 6:55 a.m., while the driver was on it's routine pickup. The victim suffered massive destructive head trauma along with severe injuries.


Police continue to investigate this fatal accident.

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