Man dies after being struck in Pontoon Beach

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PONTOON BEACH, IL (KPLR)- A person was struck and killed in Pontoon Beach Monday morning.  According to Pontoon Beach Police, officers responded to Highway 111 at the intersection of Engineer Road for a traffic accident involving a pedestrian just before 5:40am. That's not far from I-270.

A vehicle traveling north on 111 had struck a pedestrian. That man was transported to the hospital but later died.  He is identified as Chandler d. Terrell, 47, of Madison, IL. The driver stopped after the incident.

The traffic accident is being investigated by the Pontoon Beach Police Department, Illinois State Police, and the Madison County Coroner's Office.