Woman Killed In Alton Vehicle Alttack

Suspect is in custody

Brian Kelly
July 22, 2018 - 12:36 pm
police lights shine behind crime scene tape

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ALTON, IL (KMOX) A Bethalto man is in custody after allegedly running into a group of people with his vehicle, killing one woman and injuring another.

Alton Police say the group was in the parking lot at 4th and Belle at about 3 a.m. when the incident occurred. Killed was a 21-year-old Wood River woman. A 25-year-old woman suffered non-life-threatening injuries.

Investigators say the 21-year-old suspect and the victims knew each other. Detectives don't know why it happened. No names are being released yet.


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