Man loses control of motorcycle, dies in Metro East - KMOV.com

Man loses control of motorcycle, dies in Metro East

Farmersville, IL (KMOV.com) -- A 57-year-old man is dead after he lost control of in Farmersville, Illinois early Wednesday.

Police said it happened Mine Avenue near I-55 around 6:25 a.m.

Officials said Lee Edwards was driving eastbound on Mine Avenue near I-55 around 6:25 a.m.  when he hit the center median. Edwards' 2011 Harley Davidson went down and slid across the concrete until it hit the edge.

He fell of the motorcycle and the bike continued to roll 34 feet from where Edwards was found.

Edwards, who was not wearing a helmet, was pronounced dead at the scene.
 

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