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Hanna City man charged in weekend fatal crash northwest of Peoria


A Hanna City man faces felony charges in connection with the weekend crash just northwest of Peoria that left a woman dead.

Jeremy Perry, 43, was charged Tuesday with two counts of aggravated driving under the influence and a count of aggravated fleeing and eluding.

The three-vehicle crash happened following a police pursuit. The Peoria County Coroner's office said 43-year-old Miriam Schmid died instantly in the crash.

A $1 million arrest warrant was issued for Perry. The Peoria County State's Attorney's office said they additional charges are expected when the case appears before a grand jury next month.

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Tim is the News Director at WCBU Peoria Public Radio.