Fatal truck accident occurs in Flora
A motorcycle and truck accident occurred on U.S. 45 and took the life of one man and injured one woman.
According to Illinois State Police, the accident occurred as a pickup truck driver stopped at a stop sign on U.S.45 West and failed to see a motorcycle heading toward the vehicle. The motorcycle and truck then collided near the front of the truck.
Both the man and woman on the motorcycle were transported to Carle Foundation Hospital to be treated for their injuries, but one 31-year-old man was later pronounced dead. The driver of the truck was cited for failing to yield at a stop sign.
Our thoughts are with the friends and family of the victim.