Palatine teen dies days after motorcycle crash

The 16-year-old crashed his dirt bike into a tree April 18, authorities said.

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A boy died days after he was injured in a crash.

A 16-year-old boy died April 21, 2020, after he was injured in a dirt bike crash in the 300 block of North Lytle Drive in Palatine.

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A teenage boy died days after crashing his dirt bike in northwest suburban Palatine.

The 16-year-old was pronounced dead about 3 p.m. April 20 at Lutheran General Hospital in Park Ridge, the Cook County medical examiner’s office said.

On April 18, the teen was riding his dirt bike about 1:50 p.m. when he left the road in the 300 block of North Lytle Drive and crashed into a tree, Palatine police said.

He was taken to Northwest Community Hospital in Arlington Heights with critical injuries, police said. He was later airlifted to Lutheran General Hospital.

Autopsy results released Friday confirmed he died of injuries sustained in the crash and ruled his death an accident, the medical examiner’s office said. He lived in Palatine.

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