Press Release- Sheriff’s Office Investigates Fatal Car Versus Pedestrian Crash

10/23/2019 12:00:00 AM

A 31-year-old Crystal Lake man, identified as Alexander Felker, has died as a result of a car versus pedestrian traffic crash that occurred in unincorporated Crystal Lake Wednesday morning.

  At 5:55 a.m., on October 23, 2019, McHenry County Sheriff's Office Deputies and Crystal Lake Police and Fire Rescue personnel responded to the scene of a crash in the northbound lanes of Illinois Route 31 near Daniel Drive in Crystal Lake.

  Preliminary investigation indicated that a 2016 Chevrolet Traverse driven by a 40-year-old Cary man was traveling northbound on Illinois Route 31.  For unknown reasons, Felker was walking in the roadway where he was struck by the Traverse.  Felker was pronounced deceased on scene.

  The northbound lanes of Illinois Route 31 from Three Oaks Road to Crystal Lake Road were closed for approximately four hours.  The investigation is ongoing by the McHenry County Sheriff's Office Major Crash Investigation Unit and the McHenry County Coroner's Office.

  2016 Chevrolet Traverse

40-year-old man

Cary, IL





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