The driver of a truck that struck and killed an Alton woman bicycling on the Great River Road has been identified. Police say 21-year-old Kajavion M. McCarvey of East Alton was driving a 1990 Chevy pickup truck that ran off the roadway and hit 65-year-old Carol R. Admire. No charges have been filed.
According to the report from the Jersey County Sheriff's Department, both Admire and McCarvey were traveling south toward Alton when the incident occurred just before 4pm Saturday between Stanka Lane and Piasa Harbor just inside the Jersey County line. Jersey County Coroner Larry Alexander pronounced Admire dead at the scene. The Jersey County Sheriff’s Department and the Illinois State Police are both investigating the accident.