Fatal Motorcycle Accident In Freeport, Illinois

Last week, there was a fatal motorcycle accident in Freeport, Illinois.

Details on the accident are somewhat limited.

The motorcyclist killed was Jason A. Veer, 22, of Freeport.

An excerpt from The Journal-Standard article of June 26, titled “Motorcycle accidents on the rise” :

Police say Jason A. Veer, 22, of Freeport was operating a motorcycle southbound on Galena Avenue when a car traveling northbound on Galena Avenue turned west onto Stephenson Street in front of the motorcycle.

The driver of the car, Amanda Strohecker, 31, of Freeport, was cited for failure to yield at an intersection. Veer was taken to FHN Memorial Hospital, where he died of injuries sustained in the accident. He was not wearing a helmet, police say.

Additional details and possible updates can be seen in a variety of media sources including The Journal-Standard article seen above.

The obituary for Jason A. Veer is seen in The Journal-Standard on June 23.


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