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24-year-old Danville man dead after motorcycle crash on I-74 near Oakwood

Publish Date: 2023, 05, 08

OAKWOOD, IL – A multi-vehicle collision on I-74 near Oakwood Saturday night claimed the life of a motorcyclist from Danville.

According to a report by The News-Gazette, a 24-year-old man was heading east when his motorcycle hit a pothole, throwing him onto the interstate.

An unknown vehicle following directly behind Lovell was able to quickly maneuver around him. However, a second vehicle, driven by a 56-year-old woman, could not swerve out of the way in time and struck him.

Lovell was rushed to a local hospital, where he succumbed to his injuries a short time later. The other driver involved was reportedly unhurt.

The precise location of the deadly crash is not mentioned in the report. Our team will provide any additional updates via this news blog as they are released to the public.

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