CUMBERLAND COUNTY, Ill. (WCIA) — A motorcycle driver is dead after being hit by a semi.
It happened about 2 am, Tuesday, on I-57, about 5 miles south of Neoga.
Authorities say the semi, driven by 41-year old James McMorris, of Zachary, La., was behind the motorcycle when it struck the rear of the bike. Both vehicles skidded off the roadway.
56-year old George Varvitsiotes, of Newman, Ga., was pronounced dead at the scene.
The accident is under investigation. Charges are pending.