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Jefferson County Officials Release Name of Mt. Vernon Killed in Semi-Pedestrian Accident

December 14, 2016

Jefferson County officials have identified the 64-year-old Mt. Vernon woman who was struck and killed by a semi early Sunday morning while walking on Interstate 57 south of Mt. Vernon.

The victim is Nancy Nulsen. She was pronounced dead at the scene by the Jefferson County Coroner.

The driver of the semi, 45-year-old David W. Northey of Coolidge, Arizona was not injured. He reported the incident to police around 5:30 Sunday morning.

Illinois State Police are continuing their investigation into the wreck. They are being assisted by the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office, Jefferson Fire Protection District and the Illinois Department of Transportation.

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