Suburban girls softball coach dies in apparent hit-and-run

Published: Jun. 25, 2018 at 5:00 PM CDT|Updated: Jun. 25, 2018 at 5:02 PM CDT
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YORKVILLE, Ill. (AP) - Authorities say a suburban high school girls softball coach has been killed in what appears to have been a hit-and-run traffic collision.

The Kendall County Sheriff's Office says the body of 26-year-old Amanda Stanton of Lockport was found Sunday afternoon near Plainfield road and Plainsman Court in Oswego Township. The office says the woman was had been hit by a vehicle while she was walking in the area.

Stanton was the head girls softball coach at Oswego High School. She had been a standout player. She returned to the area after playing softball at Eastern Michigan University.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the sheriff's department at or by calling (630)553-5856. Callers who wish to remain anonymous can contact the Kendall County Crimestoppers at (630)553-5999.

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