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Pekin Woman Struck And Killed By Vehicle

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A 55-year-old Pekin woman is dead after her motorized scooter was struck by a vehicle on Saturday night. 

Tazewell County Coroner Charles Hanley said Jennifer Shindledecker was riding the scooter in the roadway in the 1500 block of Willow St. just after 9 p.m. when she was struck by a vehicle. 

She was pronounced dead at the scene at 9:40 p.m.

The Pekin Police Department, Tazewell County Sheriff's Office and Tazewell County Coroner's Office are investigating.