Metro-East News

Collinsville man ID'd as victim in fatal motorcycle crash

A Collinsville man died early Wednesday morning in a motorcycle crash in Madison County, according to authorities.

Joshua Renfrow, 26, was driving southbound on Illinois 157 near Hazel Road when he went through a curve, and his motorcycle left the road and slid into a ditch, according to an Illinois State Police news release. Renfrow was ejected from the bike, and the bike struck several trees.

Renfrow was pronounced dead at the scene.

Illinois State Police said they were investigating two fatal crashes around 6 a.m. Wednesday. Two men were killed in a crash on Illinois 127 in Clinton County.

Mary Cooley: 618-239-2535, @MaryCooleyBND