Cyclist Killed On I-55 Farmersville Ramp

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A motorcyclist who lost control of his bike on an Interstate 55 ramp at the Farmersville exit was killed on Tuesday night, July 3.

Menno M. Yoder, 58, of Wright City, MO, was pronounced dead at the scene by the Montgomery County Coroner's Office.

Yoder was riding a 2011 Triumph Rocket III on the northbound entrance ramp to I-55 from Mine Avenue at the Farmersville exit at 9:33 p.m. Tuesday when the motorcycle failed to negotiate the curve, left the ramp and slid into the ditch, ejecting the driver, who was not wearing a helmet, according to Illinois State Police.

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