Motorcycle crash in Pike County leaves one dead

By Blake Schnitker on March 20 at 7:18am

A Pike County man is dead following a motorcycle accident Saturday afternoon outside of Kinderhook.

According to Illinois State Police, 49-year old L. Andrew Grimsley of New Canton, Illinois, was sustained fatal injuries after driving his 2014 Harley Davidson motorcycle off the left side of Illinois Route 96, overturning the vehicle several time.

Preliminary indications from the Illinois State Police say it’s believe Grimsley was traveling southbound on Illinois Route 96 approximately two miles south of Kinderhook when the accident occurred.

The Pike County Sherrif’s Department, Pike County Ambulance, Kinderhook Fire and Rescue, New Canton Fire and the Pike County Coroner responded to the scene.