Rockford man dies in motorcycle crash near Galena

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JO DAVIESS COUNTY, Ill. (WIFR) -- A Rockford man is dead after his motorcycle crashed Wednesday on U.S. Route 20 near Galena.

Rulen D. Wigtion, 55, of Rockford, lost control of his motorcycle and was thrown onto the pavement. He died on the scene.

Illinois State Police say the accident happened just after noon near Powder House Hill Road.