Fatal Motorcycle Accident In McLean County, Illinois

There was a fatal Illinois motorcycle accident Tuesday morning (July 21, 2015) near the McLean County and Livingston County line.

Details on the cause of the motorcycle accident appear limited at this time.

The fatal motorcycle accident involved a collision between a motorcycle and semi truck on U.S. 24, near McLean County Road 3570 East, at 6:48 a.m.

The motorcyclist, who was determined to be wearing a helmet during the accident, died at the accident scene.  The motorcyclist was identified as Christopher J. Daugherty, 28, of Gridley.

An excerpt from the July 23, 2015 pantagraph.com article titled “More information expected today on I-74 fatality“:

Preliminary autopsy findings on Wednesday indicate that Christopher J. Daugherty died from multiple blunt force injuries, according to the coroner’s office. The accident also remains under investigation by the coroner’s office and Illinois State Police.

Additional details and possible updates can be seen in a variety of media sources, including the Bloomington Pantagraph article mentioned above, as well as the July 22 wjbc.com article titled “McLean County Coroner identifies man killed in motorcycle crash.”


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