Springfield man dies in motorcycle crash

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SPRINGFIELD - Sangamon County authorities say one man is dead after a motorcycle crash on Springfield's north side Tuesday morning.

Springfield police say officers responded to a report of a crash near the intersection of J David Jones Parkway and Veterans Parkway.  Police say no other vehicles were involved in the crash, and that the motorcyclist was pronounced dead after the crash.

Sangamon County Coroner Cinda Edwards says the man was identified as 45-year-old Springfield native William Minton.  Edwards says preliminary autopsy results revealed that Minton died of injuries sustained in the crash.

The Springfield Police Department and Sangamon County Coroner's Office continue to investigate this incident.  We will provide more details as they become available.

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