Two Dead After Vehicle Hits Pedestrians in Carbondale

Carbondale – Two are dead after being struck by a vehicle in Carbondale Saturday night. According to reports from the Carbondale Police Department, the incident happened at around 8:30 when a vehicle traveling west on East Main Street struck the two pedestrians as they entered the roadway from the north near the Reeds Station Road intersection. The pedestrians were transported to Memorial Hospital where one of them died a short time later. The other was flown to a St. Louis area hospital where they would succumb to their injuries on Sunday morning. The driver of the car was uninjured. An investigation into the accident is ongoing. No charges have been issued at this time.