DECATUR, IL. (THECOUNT) — Brittany Mae Shelton, of Decatur, has been identified as the pedestrian fatally struck in Macon County, Illinois on Saturday.

Shelton, 23, was on-foot in the area of 3500 Greenhill Road, in Decatur early Saturday morning, when she was struck by a pickup truck driven by 27-year-old, Sidney J. Flinn.


Flinn remained at the scene, however, was arrested and charged with aggravated driving under the influence resulting in death.

Flinn was transported to Macon County Jail and booked on a preliminary charge of aggravated DUI.

Shelton was pronounced dead at the scene of multiple blunt force trauma injuries.

Preliminary charges are subject to review by the Macon County State’s Attorney’s office, reported Herald-Review.

Anyone with possible information on the deadly collision may contact police at 911.

Friends and family members took to Facebook to remember the beloved young woman:

The investigation is ongoing.

Geo quick facts: Decatur is the largest city and the county seat of Macon County in the U.S. state of Illinois, with a population of 76,122 as of the 2010 Census. The city was founded in 1829 and is situated along the Sangamon River and Lake Decatur in Central Illinois. In 2017, the city’s estimated population was 72,174 – Wikipedia.

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