Fatal Motorcycle Accident In Woodstock, Illinois

There was a fatal motorcycle accident Sunday afternoon (August 11, 2013) in Woodstock, Illinois.

The accident happened as the motorcyclist was riding east on U.S. Route 14.  At about 4:25 p.m., at the intersection of U.S. Route 14 and Dean Street, the motorcycle collided with a minivan driven by a Woodstock man who was attempting to turn left at the time.

According to Woodstock Police, both the motorcyclist and minivan were going through the red light at the time of the accident.

The motorcyclist was identified as Patrick J. Lulling, 54, of Arlington Heights.  He was pronounced dead at the accident scene.

The driver of the minivan, identified as Glenn L. Powers, was taken to a local hospital.  He was cited with failure to yield during a left turn at an intersection.

Additional details and possible updates can be seen in a variety of media sources, including the August 12 Chicago Tribune article titled “Arlington Heights man killed in Woodstock crash” as well as the August 12 Palatine, Illinois Patch.com article titled “Area Man Killed In Motorcycle Crash.”

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