Single Motorcycle Crash on West Side of Ottawa

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OTTAWA – A Naplate man has died in a single vehicle motorcycle crash on Thursday. According to LaSalle County Coroner William Wujek, 25-year-old Luke W. Penfield of Naplate was pronounced dead at the scene of the accident on 2912 E. 15TH Road on the west side of Ottawa around 7 a.m. on Thursday.

The original call came in for a cyclist in the ditch on East 15th Road, also known as Terra Cotta Road, about 1/4 mile north of US Route 6.

The LaSalle County Coroner’s Office says the incident is under further investigation.