Metro-East News

Highland man killed in motorcycle crash

A Highland man was killed Sunday night after his motorcycle ran off a roadway in rural Madison County.

Illinois State Police responded to the scene at 9:49 p.m. on Illinois 160 outside Highland and Grantfork, where they found 52-year-old John Carter.

GUESTBOOK: John Carter

Sgt. Jay Miller said Carter had lost control of his motorcycle and swerved off the road.

Miller said Carter was initially transported to St. Joseph’s Hospital in Highland and then airlifted to St. Louis University Hospital, where he was later pronounced dead.