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BOND COUNTY, Ill. ( – A 72-year-old motorcycle driver was killed during a Monday afternoon crash in Bond County.

According to the Illinois State Police Department, Jimmie White, of Taylor Springs, Illinois, was driving a Harley Davidson from Illinois 127 at the entrance to the ramp to eastbound Interstate 70 when he crashed into a semi-trailer that failed to stop to oncoming traffic when making a left turn around 1:20 p.m.

White was pronounced dead at the crash scene.

The 49-year-old driver of the semi-truck from Inkster, Michigan, was not injured in the crash but was given a citation for failing to yield while turning left.

The Illinois State Police Traffic Crash Reconstruction Unit is handling the ongoing investigation.  

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