Motorcyclist Dies After Accident On Dan Ryan Expressway

There was a fatal motorcycle accident on Chicago’s Dan Ryan Expressway this morning (June 29, 2013).

Details regarding the accident are somewhat limited.

However, it is being reported that the accident happened near 87th Street.

An excerpt from the Chicago Tribune article of today titled “Motorcyclist dies in accident on Dan Ryan” :

Eric Leathers, 47, of Huntsville, Ala., was killed after he struck a construction vehicle parked on the shoulder of the northbound lanes of the Dan Ryan Expressway, according to the Cook County medical examiner’s office and Illinois State Police.

Leathers was pronounced dead at Stroger Hospital at 9:10 a.m.

Additional details and possible updates can be seen in a variety of media sources including the Chicago Tribune article mentioned above.


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