Man Killed After Weekend Motorcycle Crash in St. Charles Township

David Barker, 57, was killed after his motorcycle collided with a car on Sunday.

A 57-year-old man was killed during the weekend after his motorcycle struck another vehicle just north of the city.

David Barker of 39W900 block of Stonecrop Court in St. Charles was pronounced dead at Delnor Hospital after authorities air-lifted him from the crash, which at about 1:30 p.m. Sunday near the intersection of Route 25 and May Lane in St. Charles Township.

According to the Kane County Sheriff's Office, the initial investigation indicates that a 2006 Chevy Cobalt was waiting to make a left-hand turn from the northbound lane of Route 25. The motorcycle, driven by Barker, reportedly also was traveling north on Route 25 when it struck the rear of the car.

Barker, who was wearing a helmet, was thrown from the motorcycle, according to the Sheriff's office. The Cobalt's driver, also a St. Charles man, was uninjured in the crash. No one else was in the car. 

The accident remains under investigation but it does not appear that drugs or alcohol were involved and no citations have been issued, according to the Sheriff's office.


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