Motorcycle wreck kills Oakley man

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Anthony Hart, 21. Photo courtesy of Facebook. Anthony Hart, 21. Photo courtesy of Facebook.

DECATUR, Ill. (WAND) – A motorcycle crash claimed a central Illinois man’s life.

Macon County coroner Michael Day says Oakley man Anthony Hart, 21, was riding Saturday night near in the northbound lane of Decatur’s Country Club Road. Police say his motorcycle left the road and collided with the driver's side of a stopped car at the Lakeview Motel exit. 

The crash caused massive internal injuries and a hemorrhage. Hart died after 4 a.m. Sunday while in surgery at Decatur Memorial Hospital.

Day says a toxicology report and an inquest are still pending. Decatur police are investigating the cause of the crash. 

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