Pedestrian Struck in Jackson County Dies

A man from Carbondale dies, after being struck by a vehicle in Jackson County on Saturday night.  Sheriff’s deputies responded to the scene on Saturday night, where a crash occurred along Dogwood Road, about a mile east of Giant City Road in rural Carbondale.  The caller said that he struck a pedestrian, who was walking in the roadway.  EMS staff and other deputies were then called in to the scene.  A preliminary investigation shows that a pickup truck was traveling east on Dogwood Road, when it struck a pedestrian, walking his dog.  The driver was identified as 57-year-old Jackie Roland, of Carbondale, with the pedestrian identified as 25-year-old William Deutsch, also of Carbondale.  Once 1st responders arrived to the scene, they pronounced Deutsch dead.  Responding agencies included the Jackson County Ambulance Service, Carbondale Police Department, Carbondale Fire Department and the Jackson County Coroner’s Office.