Mattoon man killed in motorcycle accident

2013-04-14T21:20:00Z Mattoon man killed in motorcycle accident
April 14, 2013 9:20 pm

TOLEDO — (JG-TC) — A Mattoon man was killed Sunday after a truck versus motorcycle collision at 3:33 p.m. on the Montrose Blacktop Saturday, according to police.

Illinois State Police said Timothy Moon, 53, was driving a Harley Davidson motorcycle northbound on the road when he lost control of the bike and swerved into the oncoming lane. A Silverado pickup truck driven by Denise Weichman, 43, of Teutopolis was unable to avoid striking the motorcycle, police reported.

Moon was thrown 200 feet from the point of impact and landed on the road. He was airlifted from the scene to Carle Foundation Hospital where he was pronounced dead at 5:50 a.m. Sunday, police reported.

No injuries were reported in the vehicle driven by Weichman.

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