Chillicothe man dies in motorcycle crash

By WEEK Producer

July 7, 2013 Updated Jul 8, 2013 at 9:40 AM CDT

PEORIA, Ill. -- The lone rider of a motorcycle is dead following a crash on North Knoxville in Peoria Sunday morning.

The Peoria County Coroner said Richard Warner, 47, of Chillicothe was reportedly travel ling at a high-speed when his motorcycle hit a curb near Ram Road.

The crash happened just after 2 a.m. Sunday.

Warner was transported to OAF Saint Francis Medical Center in Peoria. He was pronounced dead two hours later.

Warner was reportedly wearing a helmet at the time of the crash.

An autopsy is scheduled for Monday.