Cicero man killed in motorcycle crash on I-55 near Archer Heights

Carlos Barrientos, 24, was riding a 2009 red Kawasaki Ninja when he lost control of it, the motorcycle flipped over and he was thrown from it.

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A 24-year-old man of Cicero was killed June 19, 2020, in a motorcycle crash on Interstate 55 near Archer Heights.

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A 24-year-old man was killed Friday in a motorcycle crash on Interstate 55 near Archer Heights on the Southwest Side.

About 9 p.m. Carlos Barrientos, of Cicero, was riding a 2009 red Kawasaki Ninja in the center lane of I-55 east of Pulaski Road when he lost control of the motorcycle and it flipped over, throwing him off, state police said.

Barrientos was taken to a local hospital where he died of his injuries, police said. An autopsy ruled his death an accident, according to the Cook County medical examiner’s office.

The investigation is ongoing.

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