Fatal Greene County Motorcycle Accident

There was a fatal motorcycle accident Sunday evening (May 21, 2017) in Greene County.

According to information provided by the Illinois State Police (ISP), the accident happened on U.S. 67.

An excerpt from The Telegraph article of May 22, 2017, titled “Greene County man dies after being thrown from motorcycle Sunday“:

Robert Wear, 68, of Hillview died Sunday after his motorcycle crossed over the center line of U.S. 67 roughly a half-mile north of 1700 N in Carrollton, striking the side of the van going the opposite direction. The crash occurred at 5:14 p.m., according to a release from ISP District 18 Trooper Heath Bryan, and Wear was pronounced dead at the scene by Greene County Coroner Danny Powell.

The driver of the van as well as the other three occupants were not injured during the collision.

An excerpt from the May 22, 2017 bnd.com article titled “Hillview IL man died in motorcycle accident in Greene County IL“:

White Hall Police Department, Carrollton Police Department, Roodhouse Police Department, Greene County Sheriff’s Office, White Hall Fire Department, Carrollton Fire Department, Greene County Coroner and IDOT assisted ISP with the crash response and investigation.

Additional details and possible updates concerning this fatal Illinois motorcycle accident can be seen in a variety of media sources, including The Telegraph and bnd.com articles mentioned above.


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