Rockford man killed in motorcycle crash in Galena

GALENA (WREX) — A Rockford man is dead after a motorcycle crash in Galena on Wednesday.

According to the Jo Daviess County Coroner, Rulen D. Wigtion, 55, died when his motorcycle crashed.

It happened just after noon Wednesday on U.S. Route 20 near Powder House Hill Road, according to Illinois State Police.

Police said Wigtion’s blue Harley Davidson was pulling a small trailer when Wigtion lost control and was ejected onto the pavement.

No other vehicles were involved in the crash, according to the coroner, who said Wigtion was pronounced dead at the scene.

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