Authorities in Madison County are investigating a fatal accident outside Staunton early Sunday. 30 year old Brad Yotter of the 900 block of Circle Drive was killed after his motorcycle ran off Renken Road. The crash took place sometime before 3:40am when a 9-1-1 call was made about the accident and Yotter was later pronounced dead at the scene. He was the lone occupant of the bike.
The Madison County Coroner's Office reports Yotter appeared to be traveling westbound on Renken Road near Lakewood Road when the motorcycle left the roadway. Yotter died of fatal head injuries. He was not wearing a helmet. Routine alcohol and drug testings of the victim is being performed. Yotter was a regular participant in local motor sports and competed at Tri-City Speedway in Pontoon Beach. Funeral arrangements are being handled through Paynic Home for Funerals in Rosewood Heights with visitation on Tuesday from 4-7pm and a service set for Wednesday morning at ten.