Motorcyclist Killed In Effingham County Crash


 
ISP TRAFFIC CRASH ALERT  
 
The Following Preliminary Information is Being Released by Illinois State Police District 12

WHAT:  Fatal Crash  
 
WHERE:   Dieterich Blacktop (2300 St) 2 miles south of  Montrose   
 
WHEN:  09/07/2018, 1:22 PM
 
VEHICLES:  Unit #1 –Yellow, Honda motorcycle    

Unit #2-Red, International, truck tractor       
 
DRIVER:  Unit #1- Zachary Cohen age 20, Highland Park IL (DECEASED)    

Unit #2- Brandon Barnes age 30, Mattoon IL                  

CHARGES:  None
 
PRELIMINARY:   Preliminary investigative details indicates Unit #1, a motorcycle, was north bound on Dieterich Blacktop 2 miles south of Montrose.  Unit #1 lost control and slid into the path of oncoming Unit #2.  Unit #1 driver was pronounced deceased at the scene. Unit #2 driver was transported to St Anthony hospital.

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