On October 27th at 10:21 at night, Christian County 911 received a report of a vehicle and pedestrian traffic crash near 1241 North on 1350 East Road in Taylorville Township. The crash involved 30 year old Laura Wolfe of Taylorville, and 22 year old Connor Lingl of Taylorville.
According to the Christian County Sheriff’s Office, the preliminary investigation showed that Wolfe was driving northbound on 1350 East road near 1241 North when she struck Lingl who was walking on the roadway. Lingl was transported to Taylorville Memorial Hospital before being transferred to Springfield Memorial Hospital. Lingl was later pronounced dead at Springfield Memorial Hospital.
The Illinois State Police Crash Reconstruction Unit, Christian County Sheriff’s Office, and the Sangamon County Coroner’s Office are investigating.