Fatal Motorcycle Accident Near Elgin, Illinois

There was a fatal motorcycle accident today at the intersection of Plank Road and Route 20 west of Elgin, Illinois.

The motorcyclist killed was Angela Hansen, 21, of Sycamore, a student at Northern Illinois University.  She was pronounced dead at the accident scene.

The accident happened as she was making a right turn onto Route 20 from Plank Road.  For some unknown reason, she lost control of her motorcycle, and her motorcycle crossed the centerline of Route 20.  Her motorcycle then collided with a semi.

The driver of the semi was uninjured.

The accident remains under investigation.

Additional information and possible updates can be seen in a variety of media sources including the Crystal Lake – Cary Patch.com story of May 15 titled “Fatal Motorcycle Crash in Kane County” as well as the May 15 Daily Chronicle article titled “Sycamore woman dies in motorcycle crash.”


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