An Effingham man was killed after an accident on Route 45 in Mattoon yesterday. According to the Mattoon Police Department, Juan Vasquez was northbound just before 8:00 a.m. when he struck a vehicle driven by Emily Garriott of Charleston. Garriott was exiting I-57 south onto Route 45. Vasquez was ejected from his motorcycle. He was taken to Sarah Bush for treatment, where he was later pronounced deceased. Garriott was ticketed for failure to yield.
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