Fatal Motorcycle Accident On July 17 In Machesney Park, Illinois

There has been a fatal motorcycle accident early this morning in Machesney Park, Illinois.

The motorcyclist has been identified as Donald “Scott” Litton, 55, of Roscoe, Illinois.

The accident was reported at 3:25 a.m. today and happened at 11189 Forest Hills Road.

According to the Winnebago County Deputy Coroner, Litton was riding north on Forest Hills Road at the time of the accident.  He was pronounced dead at the accident scene at 4:17 a.m.

Alcohol may have been a factor in the accident, although the accident remains under investigation.

Additional details and possible updates can be found in a variety of media sources including the July 17 Rockford Register Star article titled “Roscoe man in Machesney Park motorcycle crash ID’d” as well as the July 17 Rock River Times article titled “Roscoe man killed in early-morning motorcycle accident.”


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