Pedestrian killed after hit by car in southern Illinois

TILDEN, IL (KFVS) - A southern Illinois woman has died after being hit by a car in Randolph County.

It happened shortly before 9 p.m. Sunday on Butler Street (Route 13) at North Illinois Street in Tilden.

According to State Police, the victim is Pamela F. Marsolek, 60, of Tilden.

Police say a 56-year-old Coulterville woman was driving eastbound on Butler after nightfall. And, for unknown reasons, Marsolek laid down in the driving lane of Butler when the car struck her.

Marsolek was pronounced dead at the scene. Police say alcohol is believed to be related.

An autopsy including toxicology is pending. An investigaiton continues.

There are no charges.

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