ALTON - Alton Police Chief Jarrett Ford confirmed a motorcyclist died at 5:20 p.m. Saturday in a fatal crash on West Broadway at the Ardent Mills Building.

"The accident involved a single motorcycle traffic crash with the motorcycle striking a retaining wall, ejecting the driver," Chief Ford said.

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The driver was the sole occupant of the motorcycle and died on scene.

Chief Ford said Madison County Coroner’s Office is assisting in the investigation.

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