PONTOON BEACH, Ill. (KMOV.com) – A deadly motorcycle crash shut down a portion of northbound Route 111 in the Metro East Tuesday morning.

The crash occurred between a tractor trailer and a motorcycle before 2:30 a.m. on the roadway at Chain of Rocks Road, just off Interstate 270.

Officials said the motorcycle driver, George Beck, II, 44 of St. Louis, was pronounced dead on the scene. 

No other information regarding the fatal crash have been released.

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