Motorcyclist killed in collision

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Update: 12:00 pm, 8/9/17, Wednesday 

MACON COUNTY, Ill. (WCIA) — The coroner has released the name of a man killed in an accident.

Authorities say 29-year old Justin Howell, of Decatur, died from severe head and neck trauma. Officials say he was riding a motorcycle which collided with an SUV, about 3:10 pm, Tuesday, at 19th and Prairie.

No word on the condition of two people in the SUV. The accident is under investigation. 

Original: 9:45 am, 8/9/17, Wednesday

DECATUR, Ill. (WCIA) — A motorcyclist was killed after colliding with an SUV.

It happened about 3:10 pm, Tuesday, at 19th and Prairie. The 29-year old victim was unresponsive at the scene when first responders arrived.

He was taken to the hospital where he died. He was not wearing a helmet.

Two people in the SUV at the time of the crash. No word if they sustained any injuries. The crash is under investigation. 

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