Fatal Motorcycle Accident In Geneva, Illinois

There was a fatal motorcycle accident on Sunday afternoon (August 18, 2013) in Geneva, Illinois.

The accident happened on Kautz Road, at approximately 2:46 p.m.

According to authorities, the motorcyclist was turning north on Kautz Road from Illinois Route 83, when – for unknown reasons – he lost control of his motorcycle.  The motorcycle then hit a tree after leaving the roadway.

The motorcyclist, James R. Stevens, 58, of St. Charles, was taken to Central DuPage Hospital, and pronounced dead.

Additional details and possible updates can be seen in a variety of media sources, including the August 19 Chicago Tribune article titled “St. Charles cyclist dies in crash” as well as the Kane County Chronicle article of August 20 titled “St. Charles man dies in motorcycle crash.”


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