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Man Killed in Motorcycle Crash Identified

Man Killed in Motorcycle Crash Identified

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Sangamon County Coroner Cinda Edwards has identified the man killed Wednesday in a motorcycle accident.

Gavin Chatmon of Kincaid was killed when an SUV did a U-Turn on North Grand Avenue East near 16th street. He was killed by blunt force injuries sustained in the accident.

The incident is still under investigation — it’s unclear if the other driver has been charged.

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