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Cook County Mourns 16th Motorcyclist Death of the Year

A young man was killed while riding his motorcycle in Chicago, Illinois. He was riding his motorcycle when a pickup truck collided into him, causing an automobile accident. The truck, which had ran the stop sign, fled the scene. The truck was found abandoned a mile away from the scene. A man is currently held on bond in connection of the hit-and run death and is charged with failing to report an accident involving death or injury. Although the motorcyclist usually wore a helmet, he was not wearing one at the time of crash because he was traveling a short distance. According to the Illinois Department of Transportation statistics this is the 16th motorcycle accident to end in death. At this point, no lawsuit or wrongful death suits have been filed. To read the full story, click here.