This morning there was a fatal motorcycle accident in Geneva Township.
Details on the accident are somewhat limited at this time; however, various media sources are reporting that the accident happened at approximately 7:00 a.m. at Kirk Road and Cherry Lane.
The accident happened when a semi truck was turning from Cherry Lane to go north onto Kirk Road. A motorcyclist, identified as Eric Mondragon, 27, of Elgin, traveling south on Kirk Road at what is said to be a high rate of speed, struck the side of the truck’s trailer.
Mondragon was pronounced dead at the accident scene; the truck’s driver was not injured.
Additional information and possible updates can be found in a variety of media sources including the August 15 Chicago Sun-Times article titled “Fatal motorcycle accident leads to street closure in Geneva“; the August 15 Geneva, IL Patch titled “2nd Update: Police Name Motorcycle Driver From Fatal Kirk Road Crash“; and the August 15 Kane County Chronicle article titled “Elgin motorcyclist dies in crash in Geneva Township.”
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