A Wheeling police officer’s vehicle struck and killed a pedestrian Sunday morning in the northwest suburb.Police could not provide details Sunday morning on how many vehicles were involved in the accident, or the name of the deceased person.
A 25-year-old New Athens man was pronounced dead at the scene of a single-vehicle accident early Sunday morning. According to the coroner’s office, McGovern was not wearing a seatbelt. He was pronounced dead at 5:06 a.m.
Avis Jolliff, the 23-year-old driver of the silver van was taken to Holy Cross Hospital, where he later died, according to police. The SUV driver was taken to Advocate Christ Medical Center and listed in stable condition, police said.