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Pekin man dead after Saturday crash in Peoria County

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A 34-year-old Pekin man is dead after a one-vehicle crash in Peoria County.

Sheriff's deputies responded to Airport and Tuscarora roads just after 6 p.m. Saturday. Peoria County Coroner Jamie Harwood pronounced Steven Wright dead at the scene.

Deputies said Wright's vehicle left the roadway and struck a tree. Harwood said he suffered multiple blunt force injuries in the crash and died instantly.

Tim is the News Director at WCBU Peoria Public Radio.