On Sunday, August 14 a motorcyclist was killed in Hardin County, Illinois. The fatal motorcycle accident occurred near Garden of the Gods Sunday afternoon, according to The Daily Register article of August 15 titled “Motorcyclist killed in Hardin County accident.”
Kenneth Asbury, 38, of Mt. Carmel, was riding a motorcycle southbound on Forest Road, one half-mile south of Garden of the Gods Road at 12:30 p.m. Sunday. He failed to successfully navigate a curve and crossed the center line, thereby heading into the path of a Jeep Cherokee driven by Lonnie Reckmann, 54, of Alhambra. The vehicles collided in a head-on collision.
Asbury was taken to Hardin County Hospital, where he was pronounced dead, according to a news release from the Illinois State Police Ullin post.
Reckmann and his three passengers were not injured during the accident.