Motorcyclist killed in I-57 crash Tuesday morning
Illinois State Police are investigating a deadly motorcycle crash on I-57 Tuesday.
The crash occurred around 2 a.m. near milepost 175 in Cumberland County, five miles from Neoga, Ill.
Police said a semi truck was driving behind a motorcycle in the right lane of traffic. The truck struck the back of the motorcycle, causing both vehicles to leave the roadway.
The motorcyclist, a 56-year-old George Varvitsiotes, of Georgia, was killed on scene.