A late night accident north of Pana claims the life of a man who was walking down a roadway. Illinois State Police say an SUV was northbound on Route 51 around 10:37 last night when the driver suddenly came upon a man walking down the middle of the lane. The drive was unable to avoid the pedestrian and struck him with his vehicle. The man was pronounced dead at the scene by the Christian County Coroner. Police say it was raining at the time and the section of the road was unlit. No names have been released and investigators continue to look into the crash.
Man killed in pedestrian vs vehicle accident