One killed in Elgin motorcycle crash

Updated 7/18/2016 4:31 PM

A 45-year-old man was killed in a motorcycle accident Sunday night in Elgin, authorities said.

Authorities said a 2012 Harley-Davidson motorcycle was traveling southbound on Center Street near Dexter Avenue at 5:52 p.m. when the man lost control and hit a curb then a utility pole.


The man was transported to Presence St. Joseph Hospital where he was pronounced dead from injuries sustained from the crash.

Police are withholding the identity of the man pending notification of next of kin.

The area of Center Street and Dexter Avenue was closed until about 9 p.m. to investigate the crash. The accident remains under investigation by the Elgin Police Department Traffic Unit.

Anyone with additional information is encouraged to call Elgin Police at (847) 289-2661, or provide information by texting 847411 and including ELGINPD in the beginning of the text, along with the message and/or tip information.


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