UPDATE: Peoria County Coroner identifies man killed in Peoria motorcycle crash early Saturday morning

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PEORIA, Ill. — (UPDATED 5:20 P.M.) Peoria County Coroner Jamie Harwood identified the victim of a motorcycle crash 25-year-old Cody Graham of Streator.

Harwood said Graham was ejected from the motorcycle and in critical condition when he arrived at OSF St. Francis in Peoria. He was pronounced dead at the hospital later Saturday morning.

Harwood said Graham suffered blunt force head trauma and other blunt force trauma injuries too. He was the only person on the motorcycle and was not wearing a helmet. Toxicology is pending per state statute.


(PREVIOUS) — One person is dead following a single-vehicle motorcycle crash near the intersection of Main Street and Crescent Avenue.

Police said at approximately 2:25 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 18, the motorcycle was traveling north on Main Street and failed to negotiate the left-hand turn onto West Main.

They said the motorcycle left the roadway and drove across the sidewalk into an adjacent parking lot, where the male driver was ejected off the motorcycle and suffered significant trauma.

He was taken to a local hospital, where he later succumbed to his injuries and died.

The identity of the man is expected to be released by the Peoria County Coroner following an autopsy. Peoria Police Traffic Unit is investigating the crash.

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