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Carlinville Police Investigating Fatal Hit And Run

Carlinville Police are investigating a fatal incident that occurred on Saturday morning.  On May 21st, at 7:11 AM, Carlinville Police responded to a report of a male lying in a puddle in the road in the 1100 block of Sumner Street.  Upon arrival, officers began life-saving measures. Carlinville Fire Protection District and Gillespie Benld Area Ambulance Services also tried to help but were unable to resuscitate him. Police identified him as 40-year-old Monteaz Walton. 

 

The Macoupin County Coroner was called in and pronounced him deceased. An autopsy was performed Saturday afternoon which determined that Mr. Walton had been struck by a vehicle and succumbed to his injuries.  The investigation is ongoing with the assistance of the coroner’s office, and the Illinois State Police CSI. 

 

If you have any information, you are encouraged to call the Carlinville Police Department at 217-854-3221 or email info@carlinvillepolice.com.  You can also reach out to the Macoupin & Montgomery Counties Crimestoppers at 1-800-352-0136. 

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