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Teen Dies After Starved Rock Crash

Posted by wlpo on April 14, 2010

A DeKalb teen has died after losing control of his motorcycle driving through Starved Rock.

18 year old Kevin Gibson was pronounced dead just after one o’clock Wednesday morning by Peoria County Coroner Johnna Ingersoll at St. Francis Medical Center.  He was flown there Tuesday after losing control of his bike while going around one of the curves near Lone Point Shelter on Route 71.

Investigators think Gibson went of the road and laid the bike on its side while be thrown from the bike.  He was wearing a helmet.

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