Illinois State Police Motorcycle Trooper Killed During Traffic Stop Accident

A motorcycle trooper for the Illinois State Police was killed Monday morning on Interstate 55 (I-55) near Litchfield, Illinois. Details on the accident are somewhat limited. The trooper, Kyle Deatherage, 32, died at the accident scene, at milepost 62,  shortly after 9:00 a.m.  At the time of the accident, he was involved in a traffic …

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Accident Leads To Death Of Robinson, IL Motorcyclist

There was a fatal motorcycle accident Saturday evening (November 17) in Jasper County, Illinois. The accident happened at approximately 5:50 p.m., as the motorcyclist was heading east on Country Road 600N.  The motorcyclist apparently lost control of the bike at a slight curve in the roadway and went into a ditch.  The accident remains under …

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Trikes

Trikes are three-wheeled motorcycles that are growing in popularity due to a number of factors.  The New York Times published an article on September 13, titled “Born to Be Wild, Aging Bikers Settle for Comfy” discussing trikes and the trends that are influencing people to own them. Three excerpts from the article: Alex Ross, a …

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Fatal Motorcycle Accident In Oak Forest, Illinois

There was a fatal motorcycle accident last night (November 10) in Oak Forest, Illinois.  The motorcyclist killed has been identified as Matteo Manueli, 34, of Alsip. Manueli was northbound on Oak Park Avenue, approaching the curve at 147th Street, when he lost control of the bike and crashed at approximately 8:45 p.m.  He was ejected from …

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Motorcycle Accident In Dunlap, Illinois

On Saturday there was a motorcycle accident in Dunlap, Illinois in which two people sustained minor injuries. An excerpt from the November 4 PJStar.com article titled “Two injured in Route 91 motorcycle accident” : The motorcycle was traveling southbound on Route 91 approaching a 90 degree turn when the driver lost control, according to a …

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