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Motorcyclist dies in East Peoria crash

Updated: June 7, 2022 at 9:25 AM CDT
This story has been updated to include the name of the motorcyclist.

A motorcyclist from Wyoming, Illinois died early Sunday morning after being hit by a pickup truck in East Peoria late Saturday night, according to Tazewell County Coroner Charles Hanley.

Hanley said in a news release the crash happened in the 4200 block of North Main Street (Illinois Route 116) at about 11:49 p.m.

Hanley pronounced 40-year-old Adam Decker dead at about 1 a.m. Sunday. Hanley said preliminary autopsy findings show Decker died from multiple blunt force injuries. Toxicology testing is pending.

The case is under investigation by the Illinois State Police, Tazewell County Sheriff’s Office and the Tazewell County Coroner’s Office.

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Eric Stock is a reporter at WGLT.