A head-on crash in Litchfield over the weekend claimed the life of a Carlinville man.  Illinois State Police report 49 year old Robert Reiher died at the scene when the motorcycle he was riding was struck by another motorist on Route 16 near Corvette Drive Saturday night.

Police say 87 year old Charlie Logsdon of Litchfield was driving eastbound in the westbound lanes of Highway 16 when he struck the motorcycle driven by Reiher, ejecting him from the bike.  He was pronounced dead at the scene.   A passenger on the motorcycle, 18 year old Madeline Reiher of Carlinville, was also ejected and was airlifted to a hospital in Springfield with serious injuries.   Logsdon was taken to a hospital in Litchfield with minor injuries.  The crash remains under investigation.


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