MONTROSE, IL-(Effingham Radio)- One person was killed in an accident that occurred two miles south of Montrose on Friday.
According to a report from the Illinois State Police, the accident occurred at 1:22pm on the Dieterich Blacktop (2300 St).
The report states that a motorcycle driven by 20 year old, Zachary Cohen, of Highland Park was traveling northbound on the Dieterich Blacktop, when he lost control of the motorcycle.
Cohen slid into the path of an oncoming semi tractor-trailer driven by 30 year old, Brandon Barnes, of Mattoon.
Cohen was pronounced deceased at the scene of the accident.
Barnes was taken to HSHS St Anthony’s Memorial Hospital for treatment.