Man Dead After Hit on Highway in Stockton

By: WIFR Newsroom
By: WIFR Newsroom

JO DAVIESS COUNTY (WIFR) -- An Apple River man is dead after being struck by a car in rural Stockton.

According to the Jo Daviess Sheriff's Office, someone called 911 before 8:30 p.m. Monday to report a man was kneeling on Highway 20 just east of North Canyon Park Road.

At that time, a car heading west on Highway 20 couldn't avoid hitting 88-year-old Walter Ludwisiak, Sr. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

The driver's identity is not being released at this time. The crash remains under investigation.

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