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Channahon cyclist killed in I-80 crash

Accident still under investigation

MORRIS — Grundy County Coroner John W. Callahan’s office is investigating a motorcycle crash Sunday around 3:15 p.m. that claimed the life of a Channahon man.

The crash occurred on I 80 at milepost 111 in the eastbound lane of traffic. Preliminary investigation indicates that Nathan Oliver Carroll, 35, was traveling eastbound with a group of motorcycles. At this time it is unclear as to what caused Mr. Carroll to lose control of his cycle. The cycle went down and traveled more than 300 feet before coming to a rest. Mr. Carroll was ejected off of the cycle and pronounced dead at the scene.

Coroner Callahan said that Mr. Carroll was wearing a helmet at the time of the crash.

The death investigation and the crash remains under investigation by Callahan’s office and Illinois State Police. Morris Fire also responded to the scene.

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