According to the Franklin County Sheriff’s Office, the accident involved an off-road motorcycle and a “four-wheeler” ATV.
The collision between the two vehicles happened at 4:25 p.m. at the intersection of Camp Hope Road and Kettemen Lane.
The driver of the motorcycle was identified as Zach Dungy, 13. He was airlifted to a local hospital where he later died from his accident injuries.
The rider of the ATV, a 16-year-old male, was also taken to an area hospital.
The investigation into this fatal Illinois motorcycle accident is continuing.
Additional details and possible updates can be seen in a variety of media sources, including thesouthern.com article of July 21, 2015 titled “13-year-old killed in Franklin County motorcycle accident” as well as the July 21 wsiltv.com article (with video) titled “Franklin County Teen Dies After Crash.”
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