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One Person Killed In A Motorcycle Accident Near New Memphis

Mon, 23 May 2011 13:18:51 CDT
(Clinton County)--One person was killed in a motorcycle accident Sunday evening in Clinton County. According to Illinois State Police, a motorcycle driven by 52 year old Glen Marquard of Venedy was southbound on Route 160, south of New Memphis when he struck a deer. Marquard was thrown from his motorcycle, coming to rest in the middle of the road.

Another vehicle driven by 72 year old Andrew Surmeier, also of Venedy, was southbound on Route 160. Surmeier reportedly ran over Marquard who was lying unresponsive in the middle of the road. Marquard was pronounced dead at the scene by the Clinton County Coroner's Office.


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