Pedestrian killed in Carbondale traffic crash

CARBONDALE, Ill. (WJPF) — Carbondale Police are investigating a fatal traffic crash involving two vehicles and a pedestrian.

It happened around 7:30 PM Saturday in the 400 Block of East Walnut Street.

Police believe 42-year-old Maria Martin was attempting to cross the road when she was hit by two vehicles. She was taken to SIH Memorial Hospital of Carbondale where she was pronounced dead.

Police say Martin was dressed in dark clothing and was not using a marked crosswalk.

An investigation is ongoing.