Metro-East News

Belleville man killed in pickup-motorcycle crash on Foley Drive


Belleville Police on Saturday night were investigating a fatal crash involving a motorcycle and pickup.

The St. Clair County Coroner Rick Stone’s office identified the deceased as Jackie Reichling, 58, of Belleville.

GUEST BOOK: Jackie Reichling

The coroner’s office reported that Reichling was riding a Harley-Davidson motorcycle westbound on Foley Drive when a pickup pulled onto Foley Drive from a side road.

Reichling tried to stop but couldn’t avoid a collision with the truck, according to the coroner’s office.

The crash happened about 6:30 p.m. in the area of Foley Drive and South 78th Street. Reichling was pronounced dead about 7 p.m.

Police weren’t releasing any information Saturday night about the crash.

A portion of Foley Drive was closed while the crash was investigated.

No other details were immediately available Saturday night.