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UPDATE: Sesser man charged after pedestrian killed

Jeffrey Fornear (Source: Franklin County Jail) Jeffrey Fornear (Source: Franklin County Jail)
SESSER, IL (KFVS) -

A Sesser man is behind bars, accused of hitting and killing a man walking down the road.

It happened late Friday evening.

According to Franklin County Coroner Marty Leffler, Franklin Roy Hunsinger, 32, of Sesser, was walking with a friend on South Broadway Street in Sesser around 9 p.m.

Officials say that's when a pickup truck heading north on South Broadway Street struck and killed Hunsinger.

Jeffrey Fornear, 50, faces a charge of aggravated driving under the influence of alcohol.

According to Leffler, Hunsinger had a skull fracture and trauma to the chest, pelvis, and extremities.

Fornear is being held on $300,000 bond.

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