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UPDATE: Pekin Man Killed In Route 29 Accident

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A Pekin man is dead after a two-vehicle accident in rural South Pekin.

The Tazewell County Sheriff's Office responded to Illinois Route 29 and Main around 6:30 a.m. Wednesday. 42-year-old Chad Williams of Pekin was found trapped in a vehicle.

He was transported to OSF Saint Francis Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead by Peoria County Coroner Jamie Harwood. 

Harwood said a witness saw Williams pull out in front of another vehicle. 

The occupants of the second vehicle suffered minor injuries.

The accident is under investigation. 

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Tim Shelley is the News Director at WCBU Peoria Public Radio.