Springfield – A motorcyclist is dead after a three vehicle crash on I-55 in Springfield.
State Police say the crash occurred around 11 this morning. 37 year old Sean Sloe, of Chicago was pronounced dead at 11:45am. Sloe and two semi-trucks were involved. Both southbound lanes of I-55 were closed at Clear Lake Avenue while police investigated.
Those lanes are back open tonight. No word just yet on what caused the crash. An autopsy has been scheduled.
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