Poplar Grove man, killed in Friday motorcycle crash, identified

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BOONE COUNTY, Ill. (WTVO) — The Boone County Coroner has identified 63-year-old Albert Graziano as the man killed in a motorcycle crash this past weekend.

Deputies were called to the intersection of Illinois Route 76 and Spring Creek Road around 3:00 p.m. Friday afternoon.

Investigators say a 2018 Jeep Cherokee driven by a 21-year-old male from Rockford was turning northbound onto Illinois Route 76 when he struck a southbound 2012 Harley Davidson motorcycle driven by Graziano.

Graziano was pronounced dead at the scene.

The driver of the SUV was also hurt. He was taken to a local hospital with minor injuries.

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