Peoria County Coroner releases new information on fatal accident

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Published: Sep. 16, 2022 at 3:24 PM CDT
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PEORIA (25 News Now) - The Peoria County Coroner has identified the man who died in a two vehicle accident earlier this week in rural Peoria County.

Coroner Jamie Harwood says 40-year-old William Garrett of Mapleton died late Wednesday night from multiple blunt force trauma injuries.

Peoria County Sheriff Chris Watkins says it happened on Lancaster Road around 8:30 PM Wednesday.

A vehicle was heading eastbound on Lancaster Road, and was turning left into a parking lot, when it hit a motorcycle going westbound.

A 54-year-old woman was ticketed with improper left turn in oncoming traffic.

The accident remains under investigation.