Fatal Motorcycle Accident In Gillespie, Illinois

There was a fatal motorcycle accident on Saturday night in Gillespie, Illinois.

The accident happened at approximately 10:52 p.m., as a motorcyclist was traveling south on Illinois Route 4 near Clark Street.  According to the Illinois State Police, the motorcyclist was passing a vehicle in his lane, and as he was returning into his lane, he struck a vehicle also traveling south on Illinois Route 4.

The motorcyclist has been identified as Cory Broderick, 28, of Benld.

Broderick was taken to a nearby hospital and died of his injuries.  The cause of death was determined to be head and chest trauma.

Additional details and possible updates can be seen in a variety of media sources, including the stltoday.com article of April 7 titled “Motorcyclist killed in Gillespie, Ill.” as well as the April 7 thetelegraph.com article titled “Benld man, 28, killed in motorcycle crash.”


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