Motorcyclist ejected, killed in St. Clair County accident - KMOV.com

Motorcyclist ejected, killed in St. Clair County accident

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ST. CLAIR COUNTY, Ill. (KMOV.com) -

Police said a motorcyclist from Arkansas was killed when he struck the back of a car in St. Clair County Wednesday afternoon.

A 52-year-old man from Tichnor, Arkansas was riding a 2015 Suzuki motorcycle on southbound I-55 near mile marker 6 when traffic abruptly stopped.

Police said he swerved causing him to rear-end a car. He was then ejected. He was taken to a hospital where he later died.

The accident happened around

Police say he was wearing a helmet.

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