Motorcyclist killed in I-57 crash Tuesday morning

Motorcyclist killed in I-57 crash Tuesday morning. (MGN Online)

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.


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