Granite City police investigating fatal accident
GRANITE CITY, IL – The Granite City Police Department is investigating a fatal accident that occurred Tuesday night at 7 pm near West Pontoon Road and Rode. Police say officers were dispatched to the scene for an accident involving a vehicle and a pedestrian.
The pedestrian suffered serious injuries and was transported to the hospital for treatment.
The victim, 78-year-old Robert J. Mason of Granite City later died from his injuries.
The accident is being investigated by the Granite City Police Department and the Madison County Coroner’s Office.