The accident happened at approximately 3:10 p.m. on Stotlar Road, near the intersection with Reed Cemetary Road.
According to the Williamson County Sheriff’s Office, the accident happened when the motorcycle was traveling westbound at Stotlar Road. It was then hit from behind by a 2012 Acura.
The motorcyclist, identified as Terry Rawson, 57, of Sesser, was first taken to Herrin Hospital, and then airlifted to a St. Louis hospital, where he later died from the accident injuries.
The driver of the car was identified as Brittany Lane, 27, of Marion. Both she and the car’s passenger were not injured during the accident.
An excerpt from the November 12, 2014 wsiltv.com article titled “New Details in Stotlar Road Crash“:
Lane is charged with failure to reduce speed to avoid an accident and following too closely. The sheriff’s office says the Williamson County State’s Attorney Office may consider additional charges after the accident reconstruction report is completed.
Additional details and possible updates concerning this fatal Illinois motorcycle accident can be seen in a variety of media sources, including the wsiltv.com article mentioned above, as well as the November 12 kfvs12.com article titled “2 dead after separate Williamson County traffic crashes.”
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