On Thursday, July 21, a motorcyclist was struck and killed by a motorist in Pekin, Illinois.
Allegedly, an elderly woman ran a red light at the intersection of Margaret and 2nd Street and struck the motorcyclist.
The motorcyclist has been identified as William L. Wiker, Jr., 56, of Pekin. He was pronounced dead at the scene.
The driver of the vehicle, an unidentified woman, was taken to Pekin Hospital but did not appear to have major injuries.
The incident remains under investigation.
Additional details can be found in the centralillinoisnewscenter.com story of July 21 titled “Fatal motorcycle accident in Pekin.”