Palatine police and firefighter/paramedics responded about 12:58 AM Wednesday to a vehicle vs pedestrian incident at Quentin Road and Wood Street, Palatine, IL. Police and firefighter/paramedics received a report that a pedestrian was down in the road with possible serious injuries.
Kelly L. Corcoran, age 37, of Wheeling, was walking just before 12:58 a.m. Wednesday in the right lane of southbound Quentin Road between Willow and Wood streets near Riemer Reservoir Park. He was struck by a 2013 Subaru Legacy driven by a 26-year-old Palatine man. Corcoran was wearing dark clothing. There is a parkway sidewalk located along the southbound side of Quentin Road in the area.
Corcoran was transported unresponsive with severe injuries to Northwest Community Hospital in Arlington Heights, where he was pronounced dead soon after arrival at the hospital
The driver of the Subaru immediately called 911. The driver was not injured.
Quentin Road was closed for about five hours while the Serious Traffic Accident Reconstruction (STAR) Team conducted a reconstruction investigation. Police officers from several police agencies are part of the STAR Team. No citations have been issued, but the crash remains under investigation, and police are trying to determine why the Wheeling resident was walking in the roadway.
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