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Motorcyclist Killed in Springfield Crash

One person is dead following a motorcycle vs vehicle crash in Springfield on Friday afternoon.


Just before 1:00pm the Springfield Police Department responded to the area of North Dirksen Parkway and Sam’s Place for reports of an accident involving a motorcycle and vehicle.


Upon SPD arrival, an off-duty Springfield firefighter was administering CPR to the driver of the motorcycle. The driver was transported to Memorial Hospital for treatment but did not survive.


The driver of the vehicle was transported to HSHS Saint John’s with non-life threatening injuries.


Sangamon County Coroner Jim Allmon identified James Hoskins, 40, of Springfield as the driver of a motorcycle. The death remains under investigation by the Sangamon County Coroner and the Springfield Police Department.


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