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Motorcyclist Dies After Dan Ryan Expressway Accident

There was a fatal motorcycle accident on the Dan Ryan Expressway this morning. The accident happened on the Dan Ryan (I-90/94) near 35th Street, in the northbound express lanes.

An excerpt from the DNAInfo.com article of July 8, titled “Motorcyclist Killed in Crash on Dan Ryan Expressway” :

The motorcyclist was traveling at a high rate of speed on the Dan Ryan when traffic ahead of him slowed to a stop, and he crashed into a Dodge Caliber near 35th Street about 6:15 a.m., Illinois State Police District Chicago Trooper Elizabeth Nanai said.


The motorcyclist was taken to Northwestern Memorial Hospital and pronounced dead.

The motorcyclist was identified as Martice Smith, 36, of Chicago.

Additional details and possible updates can be seen in a variety of media sources including the DNAInfo.com article mentioned above, as well as the Chicago Sun-Times article of July 8 titled “Motorcyclist killed in Dan Ryan crash.”

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