A single-vehicle traffic accident early Sunday morning in Union County claimed the life of a Dongola woman.
The woman was standing in the roadway when she was struck by a car, Union County Sheriff David Livesay said.
The victim was identified as Carole Brown, 65, of Dongola.
The accident happened at about 12:50 a.m. Sunday, Nov. 29, at 6615 U.S. Highway 51S, just north of Dongola.
Mrs. Brown was struck by a passenger car which was traveling south along U.S. Highway 51S. The car was driven by a 20-year-old man from Chicago Heights.