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North Aurora motorcyclist succumbs to crash injuries

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A North Aurora motorcyclist who was in a crash last month has died from his injuries.

Steven Wenger, 50, collided with another motorcycle he was traveling with on June 25 in the village of Virgil and airlifted to Good Samaritan Hospital in Downers Grove.

He passed away July 1 at Good Samaritan, an obituary from Laird Family Funeral Services said.

Wenger and another motorcycle were traveling side-by-side with one slightly ahead of the other heading west on Route 64 just after 5 p.m., according to a release by the Kane County Sheriff's Office.

The front motorcycle attempted to turn into a business on the south side of Route 64, cutting in front of the second motorcycle and causing the second motorcycle to strike the first, police said. Neither driver was wearing a helmet.

The driver of the second motorcycle, Timothy Corbitt, 55, of Elburn, was treated and released at the scene. He was charged with failure to reduce speed to avoid an accident.

A visitation is scheduled for 4 to 8 p.m. Tuesday evening at the Laird Funeral Home, 310 S. State St., in Elgin, with a services to be held following the visitation.

Wenger enjoyed fishing and riding his motorcycle, according to his obituary.

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