Joliet Man Killed in I-55 Weekend Traffic Crash

A 33-year-old Joliet pedestrian was killed in a traffic crash on late Saturday night. It was 11:53pm that a 2006 Silver Buick was traveling southbound on Interstate 55 near Milepost 260 in Will County when it struck a pedestrian. The pedestrian, Nicholas J. Metzger, suffered life-threatening injuries and was pronounced deceased on the scene. All lanes of Interstate 55 southbound at milepost 260 were closed for the traffic crash investigation; all lanes were reopened at approximately 5:00 a.m.