Fatal Motorcycle Accident in East Peoria

By WEEK Reporter

July 15, 2010 Updated Jun 27, 2010 at 10:40 PM CDT

One person is dead and another seriously injured following a two-vehicle accident involving a motorcycle.

It happened last night in East Peoria in the four thousand block of East Washington Street.

The Tazewell County coroner says 43-year-old Angela King- the passenger on the motorcycle- was killed when the motorcycle being driven by her husband collided with a car.

She was pronounced dead at the scene.

Her 44-year old husband was sent to OSF St. Francis Medical Center with multiple injuries.

The coroner says the motorcycle was headed toward East Peoria and the vehicle toward Washington when they collided.

The 16-year-old year old female driver of the car and her 16-year old male passenger were not injured.

Police shut down the road from 11:30 last night until early this morning to investigate the incident.

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