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Carbondale Police investigating fatal crash

CARBONDALE (WSIL) -- Police are investigating a traffic crash that claimed the life of a Carbondale woman.

Just before 7:30 p.m. Saturday, officers were called to the 400 block of East Walnut Street.

Police say a pedestrian, Maria Martin, 42, of Carbondale, had been struck by two vehicles and was unresponsive.

Martin was taken to Memorial Hospital of Carbondale where she was pronounced dead.

Police say Martin was wearing dark clothing and attempting to cross the road without using a crosswalk when she was struck by the vehicles.

Anyone with information about the incident is asked to call the Carbondale Police Department at (618) 457-3200, the Carbondale/SIU Crime Stoppers anonymous tip line at (618) 549-COPS, or the Murphysboro/Jackson County anonymous tip line at (618) 687-COPS.

Kenzie Dillow

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