Two People Killed In Mt. Vernon Illinois Motorcycle Accident

Two Mt. Vernon Illinois residents, Cassell Stewart, 28, and Autumn Pittman, 28, died shortly after a motorcycle accident late Saturday night, August 13. Details on the accident are limited, unfortunately.  According to the Mt. Vernon Register-News, in an August 14 story titled “Truck-motorcyclist accident claims two lives” Stewart (the driver) and Pittman (the passenger) were …

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Motorcyclist Killed In Illinois When He Hits Deer

A motorcyclist was killed Friday near Fandon, Illinois when his motorcycle struck a deer. Jeffrey Herrick, 49, of Colchester was pronounced dead at the scene of the accident, which happened at East 775th Street south of Fandon.  Although rescue crews were called at 6:35 a.m., the accident may have occurred earlier. McDonough County Sheriff Rick …

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Motorcyclist Victim of Hit & Run Accident On Chicago’s Dan Ryan Expressway

Early Monday,  a man, an off-duty Cook County Sheriff’s deputy, was thrown from a motorcycle and injured in a Hit & Run crash on the Dan Ryan Expressway. According to an August 8 WLS-AM story on the accident, titled “Sheriff’s deputy hurt in Dan Ryan hit-and-run” : The crash happened in the outbound lanes of …

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Man Injured In Motorcycle Crash As He Attempts To “Split Lanes” at 70-75 mph

On Wednesday, August 3, a man was injured in an Oceanside, California motorcycle accident as he attempted to “split lanes.” The man, Justin Beyerl, 22, a Marine stationed at Camp Pendleton, was hospitalized with a compound fracture to his right leg after the motorcycle he was driving hit a stopped car. According to the California …

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2 Motorcycles Collide, One Person Dead In Montgomery County Illinois

Amber Dawn Beck, 21, of Pana, died Monday after injuries she sustained in a motorcycle crash Sunday, August 1 in Montgomery County, Illinois.  She was the passenger on the motorcycle. An excerpt from the ksdk.com story of August 3, titled “Amber Beck dies of injuries from Sunday cycle crash” : 21 year old Amber Dawn …

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