Fatal Motorcycle Crash On Lake Shore Drive In Hyde Park

There was a fatal motorcycle accident Monday night (May 30, 2016) on Lake Shore Drive in Chicago’s Hyde Park neighborhood.

According to the Chicago Police Department, the accident happened at approximately 8:00 p.m. in the 5700 block of South Lake Shore Drive.  At that time, the motorcycle hit a wall as the motorcycle was heading northbound.

An excerpt concerning the motorcyclist from the Chicago Tribune article of May 31, 2016, titled “Motorcyclist killed in crash on South Side“:

The man, identified as Kenneth Middlebrooks of 2000 block of Dogwood Trail in Merrillville in Indiana, was taken to Northwester Memorial Hospital, according to the Cook County medical examiner’s office.

Middlebrooks was later pronounced dead at the hospital.

Additional details and possible updates concerning this fatal Chicago motorcycle crash can be found in a variety of media sources, including the Chicago Tribune article mentioned above and the CBS Chicago article of May 31 titled “Man Killed In Motorcycle Crash On Lake Shore Drive.”


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