Fatal Motorcycle Accident On Aurora’s Far Northeast Side

There was a fatal motorcycle accident this morning (July 30, 2015) in Aurora.  The accident, happened on the far northeast side in DuPage County.

According to police, the accident happened at approximately 7:10 a.m. on Butterfield Road near Hedge Row Drive.  At that time, a motorcyclist – who witnesses say may have been experiencing mechanical problems – attempted to make a U-turn to go westbound on Butterfield.  While attempting to make the U-turn, the Ducati motorcycle was hit by a Mack truck driven by a 44-year-old man from Ottawa.

The motorcyclist, identified as Bradley L. Stein, 54, of Aurora, was first taken Presence Mercy Medical Center in Aurora for treatment of his accident injuries, and then flown to Advocate Good Samaritan Hospital in Downer’s Grove.

He was pronounced dead at 10:05 a.m.

The accident remains under investigation.

Additional details and possible updates concerning this fatal DuPage County motorcycle accident can be seen in a variety of media sources, including the July 30, 2015 Daily Herald article titled “Police:  Motorcyclist had mechanical trouble before fatal crash” as well as the July 30 Chicago Tribune article titled “Motorcyclist killed in Aurora crash.”

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