(PLAINFIELD) Two people died early Tuesday when a motorcycle struck a pedestrian in southwest suburban Plainfield.
Sean Fitzpatrick, 27, was riding a motorcycle on Route 59 near Lockport when he apparently lost control and the bike and it struck a pedestrian, according to the Will County coroner’s office.
Fitzpatrick, of Plainfield, was taken to Presence Saint Joseph Medical Center in Joliet, where he was pronounced dead at 12:39 a.m., the coroner’s office said.
The pedestrian was pronounced dead at the scene at 12:55 a.m., but additional details were withheld pending notification of kin, the coroner’s office said.
Autopsies were scheduled for Tuesday, according to the coroner’s office.
Plainfield police did not release details about the crash Tuesday morning.