Man Fatally Struck Outside Madison County Hotel

Megan Lynch
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MADISON COUNTY, Ill. (KMOX) –  An Alton, Illinois man, recently left homeless by a fire, was struck and killed by a car outside his hotel.

The Madison County Coroner says 70-year-old John Hines was walking from the Hi Way House Motor Lodge in Godfrey to a restaurant across the street when he was struck by a car. 

Officials say Hines died of blunt head trauma.

The driver of the car is a juvenile. 

The incident is still under investigation by Sheriff’s Deputies.

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