There was a fatal motorcycle accident Wednesday (August 10, 2016) in Geneva.
According to the Geneva Police Department and Batavia Fire Department, first responders went to the accident scene (on Fabyan Parkway west of Kingsland Drive) at 4:36 p.m.
The accident involved a collision between a 2006 Harley-Davidson motorcycle, that was westbound on Fabyan Parkway, and a pickup truck that was pulling onto Fabyan Parkway from Settlers Hill Golf Course.
According to Geneva Police, witnesses say the motorcyclist failed to stop at the intersection and then struck the pickup truck.
During the collision, the motorcyclist was ejected from the motorcycle. He was not wearing a helmet at the time of the accident.
The motorcyclist, later identified as Dale P. Slaughter, 61, of Aurora, was flown to Delnor Hospital in Geneva for treatment of his accident injuries. He was later pronounced dead.
The sole occupant of the pickup truck, a 62-year-old man from South Elgin, was not injured in the collision.
This fatal motorcycle accident is being investigated by the Kane County Accident Reconstruction Team and the Geneva Police Department.
Additional details and possible updates concerning this fatal Illinois motorcycle accident can be seen in a variety of media sources, including the Beacon-News article of August 10, 2016 titled “Aurora motorcyclist killed in Geneva crash” as well as the August 10 Batavia Patch article titled “Motorcyclist Killed in Crash on Fabyan Parkway.”
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