A man from Madison was killed Monday as he was walking along Highway 111 in Pontoon Beach and was struck by a pick-up truck. 47-year-old Chandler D. Terrell has been identified as the victim of the incident that took place about 5:30am Monday along 111 near Engineer Road. The area is near Interstate 270.
Terrell was taken to a local hospital where he died about an hour later. Pontoon Beach Police are investigating the incident and say the driver of the truck stopped and is cooperating with the investigation. Illinois State Police and the Madison County Coroner’s Office are also assisting. So far, police say they do not expect foul play and it appears to be an accident.