Fatal Boone County Motorcycle Accident

There has been a fatal motorcycle accident on Saturday afternoon (April 15, 2017) in Capron, Illinois (in Boone County).

Details on the crash appear limited at this time.  The cause of the crash does not appear to be officially determined, and there seems to be contradictory information regarding the crash at this time.

The motorcycle accident has led to the deaths of two motorcyclists, a man and a woman.  The accident appears to have involved two motorcyclists (or possibly three) who were riding together in a group.

An excerpt regarding the crash, which happened on Capron Road, just north of Hunter Road, as seen in the April 16 wifr.com article titled “Update:  Two killed in Capron motorcycle accident“:

Investigators say two motorcycles were traveling on Capron Road north of Hunter Road. They believe the motorcycles left the roadway and didn’t account for a slight curve.

According to the Boone County Coroner,  Michael Kingsley, 40, of Woodstock was pronounced dead at 11:11 p.m. Saturday, after being taken to OSF Saint Anthony Medical Center for treatment of his accident injuries.

Carolyn Hladilek, 32, of Huntley, was also pronounced dead at 4:36 p.m. Saturday at Saint Anthony.

This fatal Illinois motorcycle accident remains under investigation by the Boone County Sheriff’s Department.

Additional details and possible updates can be seen in a variety of media sources, including the wifr.com article mentioned above as well as the April 16 rrstar.com article titled “Boone County motorcycle accident claims the life of two people.”


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