Man dead from motorcycle crash

PEORIA HEIGHTS, IL - A motorcycle crash in Peoria County this morning leaves one man dead.

41 year old Michael Franklin Jr., of Peoria, was pronounced dead early this morning.

It happened in the 5800 Block of South Galena Road in Peoria Heights.

Franklin was traveling southbound when he lost control of his motorcycle.

He and a woman were thrown from the bike.

The woman was taken to OSF St. Francis Medical Center.


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