Metro-East News

Pedestrian struck, killed; Southern Illinois authorities investigating

A 23-year-old Johnston City man was killed last week when a car hit him as he was walking in Marion.

Andrew D. Godell was pronounced dead at the scene on Sept. 27, a news release from Williamson County Coroner Michael Burke said.

A vehicle that was northbound struck him on Route 37 just south of Cedar Grove Road.

The incident is being investigated by the coroner’s office and the Williamson County Sheriff’s Department, the release said. No other details were available as of Wednesday afternoon.

Hana Muslic: 618-239-262, @h_muslic