Fatal Motorcycle Accident On I-80 Near Mokena, Illinois

There was a fatal motorcycle accident early Monday morning (July 15, 2013) on Interstate 80 (I-80) near Mokena, Illinois.

The accident happened at approximately 2:02 a.m., when a motorcycle – reported to be traveling at a high rate of speed in the westbound lanes – ran into the back of a semi truck near Wolf Road.

According to the Illinois State Police, the two occupants of the motorcycle – said to be a 32-year-old male from Bensenville and a 23-year-old female from Lisle – both died at the accident scene.

The accident remains under investigation.

Additional details and possible updates can be seen in a variety of media sources including the ABC7News article of July 15 titled “I-80 motorcycle crash with semi-truck kills Bensenville man, Lisle woman” as well as the CBS Chicago article of July 15 titled “Two Killed In I-80 Motorcycle Crash.”


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