On August 2, 2017 at approximately 12:10AM, Lake County Sheriff’s Deputies were dispatched to the area of Fox River Road and Woodland Avenue in unincorporated Cary, for a motorcycle crash with injuries. When Sheriff’s Deputies arrived, they located a 2004 Yamaha motorcycle with significant damage.
Preliminary investigation shows the Yamaha, driven by a male of Cary, was traveling eastbound on Fox River Road in the area of Woodland Avenue. For an unknown reason, the driver of the motorcycle left the roadway and entered a ditch on the south side of Fox River Road. The motorcycle then struck a utility pole and the driver was ejected.
The driver was transported to Advocate Good Shepherd Hospital in Barrington with life-threatening injuries. He succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced deceased.
The name of the driver is being withheld pending notification of next of kin.
The crash remains under investigation by the Lake County Sheriff’s Office Technical Crash Investigations Unit.