A man from Benld was killed late Saturday in a traffic accident in Gillespie. The Macoupin County Coroner reports 28 year old Cory Broderick died when his motorcycle collided with another vehicle on Route 4 near Clark Street just before 11pm Saturday. He was pronounced dead a short time later at Community Memorial Hospital.
The Illinois State Police report it appears Broderick was traveling south on IL Route 4 when he passed another vehicle and when he returned to his lane struck another southbound vehicle that was moving at a slower rate of speed. He was thrown from his bike and suffered head and chest trauma, which lead to his death.