A 26-year-old man died after he crashed his motorcycle in unincorporated Woodstock late Sunday evening.
The McHenry County Sheriff’s Office and the Woodstock Fire Protection District were called to the 2200 block of Lamb Road in unincorporated Woodstock, Hartland Township, at around 11:30 p.m. Sunday for a crash involving a 2016 Harley-Davidson motorcycle.
It was initially reported that a motorcycle was traveling at a high rate of speed when it crashed.
According to the McHenry County Sheriff’s Office, a preliminary investigation indicated that the motorcycle was traveling northbound on Lamb Road when it exited the roadway to the east, hitting a mailbox and several large landscaping rocks. The motorcycle rolled over ejecting and killing the driver.
Police said the victim was a 26-year-old male from Hebron but have not yet released his name.
Officials said that there were no other passengers on the motorcycle and no other vehicles were involved in the incident. The driver was not wearing a helmet at the time of the crash.
The initial investigation indicates that alcohol and speed may have been factors in the crash, police said. The investigation is ongoing by the McHenry County Sheriff’s Office Major Crash Investigation Unit and the McHenry County Coroners Office.