7-year-old killed in pedestrian accident
Champaign County Coroner Duane Northrup reported that last weekend, 7-year-old Joshua Schneider of Mattoon died after being struck by a car on Thursday, April 23. According to reports, Schneider was attempting to cross the street near Lawson Park in Mattoon when he was struck by a southbound passenger vehicle. He was airlifted to Carle Foundation Hospital in Urbana where he passed away on Saturday morning.
The thoughts of everyone at Spiros Law, P.C., are with the loved ones of the victim in the wake of this tragedy.