Motorcyclist From McHenry, Illinois Dies After Accident In Pistakee Highlands, Illinois

Yesterday, a motorcyclist died following a head-on collision with a car in Pistakee Highlands, Illinois.

The accident happened at approximately 2:40 p.m.

Edward Wald, 41, of McHenry, was riding his 2002 Harley northbound on Fox Lake Road.  According to the preliminary investigation, after his motorcycle drifted into the southbound lanes into oncoming traffic, he collided head-on with a 2012 Audi driven by Marshall S. Handelsman in the 5700 block of Fox Lake Road.

Wald was taken to Centegra Hospital in McHenry, where he was pronounced dead.

Handelsman was treated at the scene.

It is unknown at this time as to what caused Wald to cross into oncoming traffic.

An investigation by the the McHenry County Sheriff’s office is continuing.

Additional details and possible updates can be found in a variety of media sources including the March 11 Northwest Herald article titled “McHenry motorcyclist dies from crash injuries” as well as the March 11 Daily Herald story titled “McHenry man killed in motorcycle crash.”


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