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Motorcyclist Identified in Fatal Accident
A two vehicle accident claims the life of a motorcyclist in Springfield on Friday.
Authorities say 25 year old Matthew McClain of Virden was driving his motorcycle north on Dirksen Parkway near Wal-Mart around 4:45 PM Friday, when he was struck by an SUV. McClain was taken to St. John's hospital, where he later died.
Accident reconstruction teams were on the scene of the crash for several hours after, trying to determine how the accident occurred.