Deadly motorcycle crash victim identified


CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (WAND) – A man killed in a Thursday night motorcycle crash has been named by investigators.

Champaign County Coroner Duane Northrup says 47-year-old Adam Machado died in a Thursday evening crash. He says multiple traumatic injuries caused Machado’s death. Responders pronounced him dead at 12:31 a.m. Friday while he was in Carle Foundation Hospital.

A press release says Machado was not wearing a helmet when the crash happened.

Northrup did not perform an autopsy on the victim but says an inquest could come soon.

Champaign police and the coroner’s office are investigating Machado’s death.

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