Fatal Motorcycle Accident In Orland Park, Illinois

There was a fatal motorcycle accident in Orland Park, Illinois on Thursday, September 20.

The motorcyclist, John D. Nassenstein, 40, of Schererville, Indiana, was involved in the accident at approximately 6:20 p.m.

According to preliminary information, the Orland Park Police say that Nassenstein was traveling at a high rate of speed prior to the accident, which happened at Wheeler Drive and Lowes Avenue.  His motorcycle then left the roadway and struck a tree.  Nassenstein was found on a sidewalk, taken to Silver Cross Hospital, and pronounced dead at 7:14 p.m.

Witnesses told police that just prior to the crash, they heard Nassenstein arguing with someone in a nearby parking lot; Nassenstein then sped off on his motorcycle.

Orland Park Police are asking those with information concerning the accident to call (708) 349-4111.

Additional details and possible updates can be found in various media sources including the September 21 Post-Tribune article titled “Schererville man killed in Illinois motorcycle crash” as well as the September 21 Orland Park Patch story titled “Indiana Man Dies From Motorcycle Crash in Orland Park.”


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