Pedestrian struck by car, transported for serious injuries

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NEW BERLIN, Ill. (WAND) - A pedestrian walking down Interstate 72 has been struck by a vehicle. 

Saturday night around 11:30 P.M. Matthew T. Wallick, 32 of Petersburg, was walking eastbound on I-72 near mile post 83 near the right shoulder of the roadway when he was struck by an unknown vehicle that was traveling eastbound. Wallick was transported to an area hospital for treatment of serious injuries. 

The vehicle has not been identified at this time and Illinois State Police are still investigating the incident.

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