Woman standing in roadway dies after being hit by truck

News-DemocratJanuary 1, 2014 

A 26-year-old woman died after she was hit by a truck on New Year's Day in Bond County.

Kristy R. Mays, of Shobonier, was standing in the southbound lane of Illinois 127 inside the white fog line when she was hit by the truck.

Mays was taken to Greenville Regional Hospital.

Cody A. Jackson, 19, of Hoffman, was driving a Dodge truck and headed south. The truck struck Mays about 0.38 miles south of County Road 1400E and south of Greenville.

The incident occurred about 2:54 a.m. on Wednesday, according to Illinois State Police.

Jackson was not injured and not charged in the incident, police said.

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