The Macoupin County Coroner and District 18 Illinois State Police report a fatal motorcycle crash that occurred on Shipman Road at Robinson Lane, south of Carlinville Saturday evening.
The driver, 50 year old Llyod McCloghan, of Glenarm, lost control of his motorcycle around 6:40 p.m. Saturday and traveled off the right side of the roadway. He was thrown from the motorcycle and landed near the edge of the roadway. The driver was pronounced deceased at Carlinville Area Hospital.
State Police report alcohol was allegedly a factor in the crash and the driver was not wearing a helmet.