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Westmont man killed in Aurora motorcycle crash

John Schwickert, 54, crashed his Harley Davidson into the rear of a pickup truck near Illinois Avenue and View Street.

A man, 21, was critically hurt in a hit-and-run crash Jan. 25, 2021 in West Pullman. Sun-Times file photo

A motorcyclist was killed in a crash Saturday in west suburban Aurora.

John Schwickert, 54, of Westmont, was riding his 2017 Harley Davidson about 7:25 p.m. when he crashed into the rear of a pickup truck near Illinois Avenue and View Street, Aurora police said in a statement.

Witnesses told investigators that Schwickert was allegedly speeding eastbound on Illinois Avenue when he ran a stop sign and hit the truck, police said.

Schwickert was rushed to a hospital and later pronounced dead, police said.

The driver of the truck was treated for minor injuries at the scene and released, police said.

Alcohol is not suspected to be a factor in the crash, police said. The Kane County coroner’s office may review toxicology samples as part of its investigation.

No citations were issued in connection to the crash, a police spokesman said.