Update: 10:34 pm, 1/21/13, Monday
DEWITT CO. -- We're learning more tonight about a crash that killed a pedestrian in DeWitt County.
Police say 72-year-old Duane Boyer was behind the wheel Saturday night. He was arrested for aggravated DUI. The sheriff says Boyer ran over 38-year-old Catherine Kohl of Bloomington.
He says the two had just left a tavern at the same time near Bloomington and Franklin Street in the village of DeWitt. Boyer got in his car while Kohl started walking along the road to a friend's house. The sheriff says Boyer should've been able to swerve to miss her had he not been drinking.
Original: 12:31 pm, 1/21/13, Monday
DEWITT COUNTY -- Authorities have released the name of the victim killed after being struck by a car. Cathrine Kohl, 38, of Bloomington, was hit Saturday evening about 11:15 pm in the Village of DeWitt.
72-year old Duane Boyer faces charges of aggravated DUI and is being held on $250,000 bond. The DeWitt County Sheriff says witnesses report both the victim and suspect were at a tavern less than two block from the accident before the incident. Investigators say Boyer was driving home after leaving the tavern, less than four blocks from the accident scene.
Original: 1:07 pm, 1/20/13, Sunday
DEWITT COUNTY -- A pedestrian died after being hit by a car Saturday night in the Village of DeWitt.
It happened just after 11 pm at the corner of Bloomington and Franklin Street.
Investigators say the person was run over by a car. 72-year-old Duane Boyer was arrested for aggravated DUI. The name of the victim is not being released at this time.