Woman struck and killed while jogging in Momence Township
A 42-year-old woman was killed in a pedestrian accident on Monday night in Momence Township when she was struck by a car while jogging.
According to the Kankakee County Coroner, the woman was jogging down the roadway when she was struck by a Toyota Tercel on Wichert Road. The Tercel was traveling westbound down the road and was not exceeding the speed limit in the area at the time of the accident.
The driver has not been cited in the accident and police officials continue to investigate at this time. His blood was drawn in order to determine if he was drinking at the time. Police said that the woman was wearing dark clothing with no reflectors when she was struck. She was taken to Riverside Medical center where she was later pronounced dead.