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Man dies following motorcycle crash in McHenry County

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.

Devin Brooks

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