Fatal Pedestrian Accident In Naperville

There was a fatal pedestrian accident in Naperville last night (November 9, 2014.)  The accident involved a car striking a pedestrian who was crossing the street while walking a dog.

According to the Naperville Police Department November 10 press release (“Naperville Police Investigate Fatal Pedestrian Traffic Crash“) Naperville Police and Fire Department personnel responded to the accident scene at 8:15 p.m.

This fatal pedestrian pedestrian accident happened at the intersection of Rickert Road and Book Road.  The pedestrian was struck as she was walking across the intersection northbound on Book Road, and was struck by a car traveling eastbound on Rickert Road.

The pedestrian, identified as  Emily S. Driscoll, 22, of Naperville, was taken to Edward Hospital for treatment of her accident injuries.  She later died.

Her dog also was struck and killed as a result of the collision.

The driver of the car was identified as Kenneth E. Holmberg, 74, of Plainfield.

This fatal pedestrian accident remains under investigation by the Naperville Police Department’s Traffic Unit.

Those with information concerning this accident are asked to contact the Naperville Police Department’s Traffic Unit at 630-305-5379 or email [email protected].

Additional details and possible updates can be seen in a variety of media sources including the City of Naperville press release mentioned above, as well as the November 10 Naperville Patch article titled “Naperville Woman, Dog Die After Being Struck by Elderly Driver:  Police” and the November 11 Naperville Patch article “‘It Hasn’t Sunk In Yet,’ Says Father of Naperville Woman Killed Crossing Road.”

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