UPDATE: Victim in deadly motorcycle crash ID’d


DECATUR, Ill. (WCIA) — 42-year-old Franklin M. Lynch, from Harristown, was killed after he crashed his motorcycle into a utility pole early Sunday morning.

It happened in the 3300 block of W. Center Street in Decatur, just after 3:00 a.m.

Police say the motorcycle went off the road before it hit the pole.

Lynch was found dead at the scene.

He was not wearing a helmet when he was found.

East and Westbound traffic was shut down for several hours.

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