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Peoria pedestrian killed in late Saturday accident

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PEORIA, Ill. (WEEK) -- -

A man is dead after a Saturday evening accident in Peoria, near Interstate 74.

Peoria County Coroner Jamie Harwood reports that Kendrick Young, Senior was crossing Knoxville Avenue near the Nebraska intersection just after 11:18PM when he was struck by a car.

That car was traveling southbound on Knoxville. Peoria Police Public Information Officer Amy Dotson said the driver of the vehicle stopped and was cooperative. No tickets have been issued at this time. 

Young was taken to OSF St. Francis Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead just before midnight.

Police are investigating, and have not released additional details about the suspected driver or make and model of the car involved.

CORRECTION: An earlier version of this article said the accident was a hit-and-run. That was an error. The driver stopped and was cooperative. 

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