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Mt. Vernon Police Say Motorcyclist Died in East Side Crash

July 22, 2017

Mt. Vernon Police say a motorcyclist has died from injuries he sustained in a car-motorcycle crash on Illinois Route 15 at Liebengood Road on the east side of Mt. Vernon.

Preliminary reports indicate the car was traveling eastbound on Illinois Route 15 and turned left onto Liebengood Road into the path of the westbound motorcycle. Both drivers were transported to local hospitals, where the cyclist later died.

The names of the drivers have not been released.

An investigation is underway by a Mt. Vernon Accident Reconstructionist and Mt. Vernon Police Department Crime Scene Technician.

The crash occurred at 1:36 Friday afternoon.

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