Beach Park Man Killed in Wadsworth Motorcycle Crash

A 42-year-old motorcyclist from Beach Park was fatally injured Saturday night when his Harley Davidson rear-ended a car on Route 41 north of Route 173 in Wadsworth.

Lake County Sheriff’s deputies who arrived at the 8:04 p.m. said the motorcyclist who was not wearing a helmet was ejected from his 2013 Harley Davidson. The man whose identity is being held by the deputies pending further investigation was pronounced dead at the scene. The driver of the 1985 Pontiac Fiero, whose car was struck by the motorcycle, was unhurt. He was only identified as a 63-year-old man from Gurnee with no name given.

Both vehicles were going south when the crash occurred, deputies said.

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