Fatal Motorcycle Accident In Edwardsville, Illinois

There was a fatal motorcycle accident Friday (August 4, 2017) in Edwardsville.  The accident involved a collision between a car and the motorcycle.

Details on the collision and its causes appear to be limited at this time.

The motorcycle accident happened at approximately 7:45 a.m. Friday morning at the intersection of Illinois 157 and Center Grove Road.

The motorcyclist was flown to St. Louis University Hospital, where he died Friday.  The rider was identified as Gary Cross, 67, of Edwardsville.

The occupants of the car, two teenagers, were not injured during the collision.

The fatal motorcycle accident is being investigated by Edwardsville Police and the Metro-East Crash Assistance Team.

Additional details and possible updates can be seen in a variety of media sources, including the August 7 stltoday.com article titled “Owner of Edwardsville business killed in motorcycle crash” as well as the August 7 bnd.com article (with obituary information) titled “Edwardsville business owner dies in motorcycle crash.”


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