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.