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UPDATE: Victim identified in fatal Pekin car-versus-pedestrian accident

Early Sunday morning the Tazewell County Coroner identified the victim in a fatal car accident Saturday night.

55-year-old Jennifer Shindledecker of Pekin, was riding a motorized scooter – which is similar to a motorized wheelchair in the roadway, in the 1500 block of Willow Street when she was hit by a car.

Pekin PD and Pekin Fire Dept. responded to the accident Saturday night at 9:07pm.

Emergency responders tried to resuscitate Shindledecker, but were unfortunately unsuccessful and she was pronounced dead at 9:40pm.

An autopsy is scheduled for this week.

 

This story will be updated.

Mason Dowling

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