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Investigation continues while services are held for Mendota teen

Posted by wlpo on September 3, 2015

Friends and family of 2014 Mendota High School graduate Jackie Martinez will gather the next two days to say goodbye.

Visitation is happening Thursday with a service Friday at Holy Cross Church in Mendota for Martinez who died Sunday morning after a hit and run near Bureau Junction. Bureau County Sheriff Jim Reed says they continue to follow leads into who hit Martinez and three other teens as they walked down a private lane. He says it’s not in their best interest to release some information they have collected to the public.

The 19-year-old worked at Monterrey Mushrooms. In high school, she played soccer for Mendota.

Service information for Jackie Martinez can be heard during Classic Hits 103.9 WLPO’s In Memoriam.

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