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Coroner Confirms Death of Riverton Man Following Crash

At approximately 8:52 Wednesday morning, the Springfield Police Department responded to the area of South Dirksen Parkway and Horizon Drive for a report of an accident involving a motorcycle and vehicle.  Upon arrival, officers found the driver of the motorcycle to be deceased.  

Northbound and Southbound traffic on Dirksen Parkway were temporarily shut down following the accident

Sangamon County Coroner Jim Allmon confirmed the death of the 46-year-old Riverton man. The decedent was the driver and sole occupant of a motorcycle that collided with a pickup truck

An autopsy has been scheduled for Thursday, and the identity of the deceased is being withheld pending next of kin notification. The death remains under investigation by the Springfield Police Department and the Sangamon County Coroner.    


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