Fatal Crash Under Investigation by Carbondale Police

Fatal Crash Under Investigation by Carbondale Police

CARBONDALE – Carbondale police are investigating a fatal crash involving a pedestrian and two vehicles around 7:30 p.m. Saturday night in the 400 block of E. Walnut St.

When police arrived, they found the pedestrian, 42-year-old Maria Martin of Carbondale, unresponsive as a result of being struck by two vehicles. Martin was taken to Memorial Hospital of Carbondale where she was pronounced dead.

The preliminary investigation determined Martin was attempting to cross the roadway, without using a crosswalk and wearing dark clothing, when she was struck by the vehicles

The Jackson County Coroner’s Office assisted with the investigation.

Those with further information about the incident should contact Carbondale police at 457-3200.