Carbondale's deceased homeless man identified

Jun 5, 2017

Credit Carbondale Police Department

A man was found dead in Carbondale on Saturday night. Police are investigating what they’re tentatively calling an accident.

Wesley Paul Bright, 45, was walking across Highway 133 and was hit by a vehicle.

Carbondale’s Police Chief, Gene Schilling, said Bright had been hit by vehicles before. Bright was known as a local transient.


Schilling asks that anyone who witnessed the incident contact his department.