WOOD RIVER - A South Roxana man, 38-year-old Nick Leckrone, was the victim in a crash at 1:55 a.m. Tuesday at just east of JMP Cycle and just west of the Pump House Bar and Grill on Route 143, Wood River Police Chief Brad Wells said.

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“The motorcycle crash happened when the driver hit the median that divides the highways and struck a sign. He was pronounced dead at the scene,” Wells said.
Prior to this crash, another serious crash occurred in the 700 block of East Madison Avenue in an alley.

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“From what we are being told, the driver in the East Madison Avenue crash lost control of his vehicle and struck a garage,” Wells said of the second crash. “He was airlifted from the scene to Barnes-Jewish Hospital.”

Another motorcycle crash on July 25

At approximately 9 p.m. on July 25, there was another motorcycle crash involving a 40-year-old male northbound on Illinois Route 255 at the Illinois Route 111 overpass. Wells said that driver was airlifted to a St. Louis area hospital.

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