Fatal Motorcycle Accident
(KMOV) –Police in Alton continue their investigation of a fatal motorcycle crash that resulted in the death of a Wood River man on Sunday.
According to authorities, the victim was crossing at the intersection of Landmark Blvd. and the Clark Bridge when another vehicle collided with his 2012 Harley Davidson Tri Glide.
The victim, Gary L Wright, 66, was pronounced dead Sunday night by an emergency department physician at Alton Memorial Hospital.
Wright’s wife, Lora F. Wright was transported to a St. Louis area hospital where she was listed in critical condition.
An autopsy revealed that Wright died as a result of blunt head and chest trauma. Wright reportedly was not wearing a helmet at the time of the crash.
Routine toxicology testing is being performed by the Coroner’s Office.
The condition of the occupant(s) of the other vehicle was not immediately known.
The Alton Police Department continues to investigate the accident.
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