Motorcyclist killed in Interstate 39 crash

By WEEK Producer

November 2, 2013 Updated Nov 4, 2013 at 8:59 PM CDT

MARSHALL COUNTY, Ill. -- The Marshall County Coroner confirms that a Missouri man is dead following a Friday crash on Interstate-39.

The victim has been identified as Patrick Timberlake,53, of Linn, Missouri.

The Coroner said Timberlake going traveling south on the I-39 near the Marshall-LaSalle County line when a rear tire blew on his motorcycle.

The bike went off the road and overturned. Timberlake was thrown from the bike. He was not wearing a helmet.

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