Pedestrian Killed in Highway Accident Identified

Brandon Illig, 35, was struck and killed along U.S. Highway 93 south of Ronan on Jan. 6

By Andy Viano

The 35-year-old pedestrian who died after being stuck by a vehicle in Lake County on Jan. 6 has been identified.

Brandon Illig, of Dixon, suffered multiple blunt force injuries after he was hit along U.S. Highway 93 near mile marker 45, south of Ronan. The Lake County Sheriff’s Office released Illig’s name on Thursday and determined the cause of death was accidental.

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