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Wonder Lake man dies after motorcycle crash in McHenry

File Photo | McHenry Police Department.

A 22-year-old Wonder Lake man died after he reportedly lost control of his motorcycle and crashed on Route 120 in McHenry Friday afternoon.

The McHenry Police Department and McHenry Township Fire Protection District responded around 3:35 p.m. Friday to Route 120 and North Scully Drive for a report of a single-vehicle crash with injuries.

The McHenry Police Department said that a motorcycle was traveling eastbound on Route 120 from Ringwood Road when the driver lost control for an unknown reason and crashed.

The driver, identified as Aaron Payuk, 22, of Wonder Lake, was transported by ambulance to Advocate Condell Medical Center in Libertyville. Payuk died later Friday evening after undergoing surgery, his family said.

Eastbound Route 120 from Ringwood Road was shut down for six hours while crash investigators worked at the scene, police said. Westbound traffic in the 5200 block of Route 120 was also diverted.

The crash remains under investigation by the McHenry Police Department.


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