Aurora Motorcycle Crash Leads To Fatal Accident Injuries

There was an Aurora motorcycle crash after which the rider died.  The rider was found by Aurora Police early Monday (August 20, 2018) morning.

Details on the accident appear limited at this time.  At this time it is unknown as to what caused the crash.

Aurora Police found the motorcyclist, who was later identified as Rodney Shackleford, 48, of Naperville, in a ditch near the intersection of North Eola Road and South McCoy Drive.  His motorcycle, a 1986 Kawasaki Voyager, was found near him.

Aurora Police performed CPR on Shackleford until paramedics got to the accident scene.  Shackleford was taken to a nearby hospital for treatment of his accident injuries.  He died shortly after.

Those with further information concerning this Aurora motorcycle crash are asked to call the Aurora Police Department Traffic Division at 630-256-5030.

Additional details and possible updates concerning this Aurora motorcycle crash can be seen in a variety of media sources, including the August 20, 2018 Daily Herald article titled “Police:  Naperville man dies in Aurora crash” as well as the August 20 Naperville Patch article titled “Naperville Man, 48, Killed In Aurora Motorcycle Crash:  Cops.”


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