Fatal Herrin Motorcycle Accident

There was a fatal Illinois motorcycle accident Tuesday night (July 4, 2017) in Herrin.

According to information provided by the Williamson County Coroner, the accident happened at approximately 9:48 p.m., as the motorcyclist was traveling eastbound on Herrin Road.  At that time, he was struck by a vehicle that was turning left off of 35th Street, onto Herrin Road.

The motorcyclist was identified as Nicholas T. Smith, 28, of West Frankfort.  He was declared dead at the accident scene.

An excerpt from the kfvs12.com article of July 5, 2017, titled “West Frankfort, IL man dies after motorcycle, car crash“:

The incident is currently under investigation by Coroner Burke, the Herrin Police Department and the Williamson County Sheriff’s Department.

Additional details and possible updates can be seen in a variety of media sources, including the kfvs12.com article mentioned above as well as the July 5 wsiltv.com article (with video) titled “Motorcycle fatalities raise awareness on the road.”


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