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Fatal motorcycle crash in Wabash County investigated by ISP Tuesday

Illinois State Police District 19 troopers are investigating a fatal motorcycle accident that occurred in Wabash County Tuesday afternoon.

According to the preliminary crash report, at 4:02 pm a blue 2009 Harley Davidson was driving north on Route 1 and passing several vehicles when another vehicle approached and stopped at the stop sign on Wabash County Road 1800N.  The 54 year old male driver, whose name has not been released, applied the brakes and laid the motorcycle on its side.

The driver was transported to Wabash General Hospital by ambulance and was pronounced deceased.  A 53 year old female passenger, whose name has also not been released, was transported by Life Flight to a regional hospital.

An ISP Crash Reconstruction Officer was assigned to assist in the investigation.  Troopers were aided at the scene by the Wabash County Sheriff’s Department, Mt. Carmel Fire Department, Allendale Fire Department, and the Wabash General Ambulance Service.  The Wabash County Coroner’s Office is also investigating the crash.