MCHENRY COUNTY (WREX) – A man is dead after a motorcycle crash in McHenry County Friday night.
Police responded to the scene just after 7:00 p.m. Friday in the 13000 block of Pleasant Valley Road in unincorporated Woodstock.
Police say a 40-year-old man from Woodstock was driving a 2006 Harley Davidson motorcycle westbound on Pleasant Valley Road when the vehicle suddenly went off the road and hit a utility pole.
The driver was ejected and pronounced dead at the scene.
He was the only person on the motorcycle. Authorities say he was not wearing a helmet at the time of the crash. It’s unknown why the vehicle went off the road.
An investigation is ongoing. The name of the driver has not been released.