Pedestrian death in Geneseo

Staff Writer
Aledo Times Record

At approximately 6:30 this morning Geneseo Police, Henry County and Illinois State Police officers responded to a truck versus pedestrian crash in Geneseo.

An Allied Waste Services garbage truck was traveling South on Center Street and came to a stop before turning right onto Main Street (U.S. 6 West bound). A female pedestrian was traveling South on the sidewalk West of Center Street approaching the intersection of Center and Main. The garbage truck made a right turn onto Main Street and the pedestrian entered into the roadway to cross Main Street. The truck struck the pedestrian.

The pedestrian was transported to Hammond Henry Hospital by ambulance. She was then transported to Illini Hospital in Silvis by ambulance and Med-Force where she was pronounced dead.

An Illinois State Police crash reconstructionist responded and is currently processing the scene. No citations have been issued at this time. Names are being withheld pending notification.

This incident remains under investigation.