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.

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