Female passenger killed in motorcycle crash in Caseyville

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by Elizabeth Eisele / KMOV Staff | @ElizEisele

KMOV.com

Posted on April 11, 2014 at 6:16 PM

Updated Saturday, Apr 12 at 4:40 PM

(KMOV.com) – A female passenger is dead after a motorcycle crash in Caseyville, Illinois, Friday afternoon. The driver of the motorcycle was also injured in the crash.

According to police, the passenger was killed when the car failed to yield to the motorcycle and crashed. Police identified the victim as Kristi Petroski,45, from Cahokia.

Caseyville Police Chief said the driver of the car received three tickets, all misdemeanor traffic violations.

The male driver of the motorcycle, Dennie Suchman, was transported to the hospital. His condition is listed as serious.

Authorities reported the incident happened just after 3 p.m.

Stay tuned to News 4 and KMOV.com for further information.

    

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