One dead in Bloomington motorcycle crash

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BLOOMINGTON, Ill. (WMBD) — A motorcycle fatality occurred on Southbound Center street near the intersection of Armory Drive in Bloomington.

McLean County Coroner Dr. Kathy Yoder pronounced the 45-year-old Austin D. Roof, who is believed to be the operator of the motorcycle, deceased at 12:11 a.m.

Yoder said preliminary autopsy indicates Roof died of multiple blunt injuries due to a motorcyclist striking a fixed object.

A passenger who was also on the motorcycle during the incident was taken to a local hospital.

This incident is under investigation by the McLean County Coroner’s Office and the Bloomington Police Department.

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