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Early morning DUI accident kills one on Knoxville

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PEORIA, Ill. (WEEK) -- -

One person is dead after a suspected DUI crash in the 3000 block of N. Knoxville in Peoria early Sunday. 

Peoria County Coroner Jamie Harwood says that Ktosha Moore of Peoria was turning onto Knoxville at approximately 12:50 a.m. when she was struck on the driver's side by an oncoming SUV. Moore was pronounced dead at the scene.

Peoria Police Spokesperson Amy Dotson said the driver of the other vehicle, whose name has not been released, had to be extracted from his SUV and was transported to OSF St. Francis Medical Center with serious, but non-life threatening injuries.

The driver was later arrested for DUI and later released on a notice to appear, but remains hospitalized. 

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