Mulberry Grove man died in motorcycle crash

A Mulberry Grove man died from injuries sustained in a motorcycle accident on Wednesday evening.

Fayette County Coroner Bruce Bowen said that Danny White, 58, was riding a motorcycle on U.S. Route 140 about one mile west of County Road 300 East at about 6 p.m. when he failed to make a turn and crashed.

Bowen pronounced White dead at the scene of the crash at 6:24 p.m.

The crash remains under investigation by Bowen and the Illinois State Police. An autopsy was to be conducted on Thursday at St. Anthony’s Memorial Hospital in Effingham.

Mr. White’s obituary appears online at

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