Metro-East News

Monroe County motorcycle crashes leave one dead, one injured

One metro-east resident was killed in a Saturday motorcycle accident while another was seriously injured in a separate crash.

According to police reports, Mark W. Stegall, 57, of Waterloo, was riding on Illinois 156 near Foster Pond when he lost control in a curve and went off the roadway about 8 p.m.

Stegall was transported to a St. Louis area hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

GUEST BOOK: Mark W. Stegall

About an hour later, the Red Bud Fire Department and Madison County Sheriff’s Department responded to a motorcycle crash on Illinois 3 near J Road.

Police said Gregory Cordevant, of East Carondalet, was passing another vehicle when he lost control on uneven pavement and crashed. causing multiple injuries, including a broken leg. He was transported to Red Bud Regional Hospital and later flown by helicopter to a St. Louis hospital.

Further details about Cordevant’s condition were unavailable Tuesday morning.