Fatal Aurora Pedestrian Accident On North Lake Street

Fatal Kane County Pedestrian Accident

There was a fatal pedestrian accident Monday night (March 6, 2017) in Aurora.  The accident involved a man being fatally struck by a truck.

The accident happened in the 800 block of North Lake Street (also known as Route 31) at approximately 9:13 p.m.  At that time, a semi truck heading northbound on Lake Street struck the pedestrian.

An excerpt concerning the cause of the crash, as seen in the Batavia Patch article of March 7, 2017, titled “Update:  Fatal Crash in Aurora, Alcohol May Have Been a Factor:  Police“:

Aurora police reported that the truck was traveling north on Lake Street at 9:13 p.m. when the pedestrian “apparently fell off the sidewalk into the path of the truck and was hit.” Ferrelli said in an email that “alcohol may be involved on the part of the pedestrian.”

The pedestrian who was fatally struck was later identified as Ralph E. Clark, 36, of Aurora.

Additional Details Concerning This Fatal Kane County Pedestrian Accident

Additional details and possible updates concerning this fatal Kane County pedestrian accident can be seen in a variety of media sources, including the Batavia Patch article mentioned above, as well as the Aurora Beacon-News article of March 6 titled “Pedestrian killed by semi-truck in Aurora.”


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