The Alorton Police Department is investigating a hit-and-run accident Sunday that resulted in the death of a pedestrian.
Kathrine Knight, 53, of East St. Louis, was struck and killed on Illinois 15 sometime before 5:15 a.m. Sunday.
Alorton police responded to a report of a woman down at Pocket Road and Illinois 15. When officers arrived, they discovered the body of a female lying in the eastbound lane of Route 15.
The Illinois State Police Accident Reconstruction team was notified and processed the scene.
Anyone with additional information is asked to contact the Alorton Police Department at 271-4591.