A Davenport woman has died in a weekend accident in East Moline, Illinois. It was a car-pedestrian accident. It happened shortly before midnight Saturday. Police say 44-year-old Julie Hayek was crossing Avenue of the Cities at a place where there is no crosswalk or traffic light. Police say witnesses tell them Hayek tripped and fell in front of a car driven by a Moline man.
Hayek received head, neck and chest injuries and died at the scene. East Moline police say no charges are anticipated against the driver of the car.
By Phil Roberts, Davenport