Motorcyclist dead after crash with semi-truck

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MACON COUNTY, Ill. (WCIA) — Macon County Coroner Michael Day says a 45-year-old Mt. Zion man died in crash Saturday night.

It happened near Oakley and Caleb roads, which is about 4 miles north of Oakley.

Day said the man was riding a motorcycle that collided with a semi-truck, and suffered a massive head injury. He was pronounced dead at the scene at 9:30 p.m. Saturday.

A press release from the Macon County Sheriff’s Department says the crash happened around 5:30 p.m. Saturday.

The man’s identity has been withheld, pending notification to his family.

The Macon County Sheriff’s Department is investigating the crash. Day said routine toxicology testing and a coroner’s inquest are pending.

The semi-truck driver was not hurt.

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