West Peoria Driver Pleads NOT GUILTY to Indictment

Published 08/28 2014 07:38PM

Updated 08/28 2014 07:41PM

A West Peoria driver, indicted in connection with a deadly accident from earlier this month, pleaded NOT GUILTY Thursday. The crash happened on Sterling Avenue near Westminister Avenue. 27 year old Jeffery Steele is facing two counts of aggravated DUI. Bond remained at two hundred thousand dollars. Police say Steele was southbound when he rear ended Doris King's car. Police believe Steele was intoxicated at the time of the accident. King was pronounced dead while her daughter was taken to the hospital with non life threatening injuries. Steele will appear in court again October 9th.

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