DECATUR — Police are investigating what led to a woman with serious facial injuries ending up in an alley over the weekend. 

The 54-year-old Moweaqua woman was discovered Sunday morning in the 800 block of North Water Street.

Sgt. Chris Copeland said they're unable to get information from her on what happened because she is under sedation and unable to speak.

Copeland said she could could have been beaten, hit by a car or both. 

Police are speaking with friends and family to determine what happened, he said. 

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