Fatal Motorcycle Accident In Pekin, Illinois

A fatal motorcycle accident happened in Pekin, Illinois on Wednesday night sometime between 9:45 p.m and before 10 p.m.

Details concerning the accident are somewhat limited.

The motorcyclist, Rodrigo Cossilean-Tabares, 32, of Pekin, died of head and chest injuries on Wednesday night after being taken to Pekin Hospital.

The accident happened after the motorcycle, which was heading westbound, crashed into the rear of a van on Court Street in the 3300th block.

Additional details and possible updates can be found in the May 24 PJStar.com article titled “Pekin motorcyclist dies after hitting rear of van” as well as the May 24 Pekin Daily Times article titled “Motorcyclist dies.”


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