Fatal Motorcycle Crash Near Downers Grove

There was a fatal DuPage County motorcycle accident early this morning (June 11, 2015) on the Veterans Memorial Tollway (I-355) near Downers Grove.

According to the Illinois State Police (ISP) the crash happened at 2:04 a.m., as a southbound motorcyclist lost control of the bike and struck a concrete wall near milepost 20.

The motorcyclist, identified as Michael T. Harris, 48, of Elmhurst, was ejected from the motorcycle during the crash.  He was taken to Edward Hospital in Naperville, where he was declared dead.

This fatal motorcycle accident remains under investigation.

Additional details and possible updates concerning this fatal DuPage County motorcycle crash can be seen in a variety of media sources, including the June 11, 2015 Chicago Tribune article titled “Motorcyclist killed in crash on I-355” as well as the June 11 Daily Herald article titled “Elmhurst man killed in motorcycle crash.”

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