Pekin police seeking car in connection with deaths of 2 people in reckless homicide investigation
Two people are dead after they were struck by a vehicle early Thursday morning in Pekin. Police say they're investigating the incident as a reckless homicide.
Pekin Police Deputy Chief Seth Ranney said two people were found near the intersection of Caroline and N. 2nd streets just before 1:45 a.m.
A woman was pronounced dead on the scene. A man taken to the hospital later died. The Tazewell County Coroner's Office is making identifications and conducting autopsies.
Ranney said the police are currently looking for a 2015 Chrysler 200 with Illinois license plate CH 13681.
Anyone who sees the vehicle is asked to stay away, and call police.