Charges have been filed against the driver of a truck that allegedly struck and killed an Alton woman bicycling on the Great River Road in late May. Investigators 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. McCarvey is not currently in custody
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 May 23rd between Stanka Lane and Piasa Harbor, just inside the Jersey County line. The Jersey County State’s Attorney has filed charges of Aggravated DUI (alcohol or drugs) and Reckless Homicide. The DUI charge carries a sentence of probation to 14 years in prison, while the Reckless Homicide charge is punishable by 2-5 years in prison. Bond is set at $75,000.