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Mapleton man killed in rural Pekin crash identified

A police car's lights, which are on. The text "WCBU Police and Fire" are laid on top of that photo.

The Tazewell County Coroner's Office is identifying a rural Mapleton man killed in a crash Sunady afternoon in rural Pekin.

Coroner Charles Hanley said Dennis Speck, 51, was pronounced dead at the scene after a one-vehicle crash at Route 9 and Mennonite Church Road just after 2:30 p.m.

Speck died from multiple blunt force injuries. Toxicology testing is pending.

Tim is the News Director at WCBU Peoria Public Radio.