Lisle man killed in Ogden Avenue motorcycle crash

Updated 7/28/2014 8:53 AM

A 28-year-old Lisle man died Sunday after being thrown from his motorcycle along a Naperville road shortly before midnight Saturday.

Erik P. Lat was traveling east on Ogden Avenue when he lost control of the 2006 Kawasaki motorcycle he was riding, left the roadway on the southeast corner of Columbia Street, and struck two trees, Naperville authorities said.


Firefighters said they were dispatched to the scene at 11:45 p.m. Saturday after receiving a call about a motorcycle that had crashed and caught fire.

Lat was transported to Edward Hospital in Naperville, where he was pronounced dead, officials said.

Police said members of the Naperville Police Department's Traffic Unit continue to investigate the crash. Anyone who may have witnessed the crash or has additional information is encouraged to contact the traffic unit at (630) 305-5485 or email

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