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Man killed, woman injured in motorcycle vs. SUV crash in Newell Twp.

Publish Date: 2023, 07, 26

VERMILLION CO., IL – A man was killed and a woman was hospitalized as the result of a motorcycle vs. SUV crash in Newell Township on Sunday afternoon.

According to the News-Gazette, the fatal accident occurred at about 4:36 p.m., when a motorcyclist heading east on Poland Road at a high rate of speed attempted to veer around a GMC Yukon as it slowed to turn left onto County Road 2050 East.

The motorcyclist was rushed to Danville hospital, where he succumbed to his injuries a short time later. The Vermillion County Coroner has since identified him as a 35-year-old man from Danville.

A 38-year-old woman also on the motorcycle was taken to a hospital in Urbana. No updates on her condition are available at this time.

The 25-year-old driver of the GMC was unhurt.

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