Fatal Motorcycle Accident In Johnson County, Illinois

There was a fatal motorcycle accident in Johnson County, Illinois on Monday.

The motorcyclist was Michele Pender, 42, of Herrin.

It is reported that she was heading south on U.S. 45 near Vienna, 1.5 miles south of Ballowe Church Road, when she lost control of the motorcycle and struck a guardrail.

She was pronounced dead at the accident scene.

Additional details and possible updates can be seen in a variety of media sources including August 29 thesouthern.com article titled “Motorcyclist dies in crash” as well as the August 28 wsiltv.com article titled “Woman killed in motorcycle crash.”


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