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Man dies after crashing motorcycle in Wadsworth

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A 42-year-old man died Saturday night after crashing his motorcycle in north suburban Wadsworth.

About 8 p.m., Shawn Hoff, of Waukegan, was driving his motorcycle south on Route 41, north of Route 173, when he rear-ended a 1985 Pontiac Fiero, according to the Lake County sheriff’s office. Hoff, who was not wearing a helmet, was ejected from his motorcycle and pronounced dead at the scene.

The driver of the Pontiac Fiero, a 63-year-old man from Gurnee, suffered no injuries in the crash, according to the sheriff’s office.