Expired: FRIDAY NIGHT CRASH IN WAYNE COUNTY KILLS FORMER ALDERMAN

A 61-year-old Fairfield resident and former alderman was killed late Friday night when his motorcycle reportedly collided with an SUV on Illinois Route 15 east of Wayne City.

According to Illinois State Police, around 10:16 p.m. Friday, Steven Robinson was traveling eastbound on his motorcycle when he was struck head-on by an SUV driven by 42-year-old Charmeka Fulton, of East St. Louis, while Fulton was attempting to pass another vehicle.

Robinson was pronounced dead at the scene by the Wayne County Coroner’s office.

ISP assigned a traffic crash reconstruction unit officer to assist with the investigation. State Police was assisted at the crash scene by the Wayne County Coroner’s office, Wayne County Sheriff’s Department, Wayne City Fire Department, Wayne City Ambulance Service, Air Evac and Rick’s Towing Service.

Charges are pending.