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Motorcycle mishap claims Homer Glen man’s life

The motorcycle rider crashed into a tree, officials said

A Homer Glen man died after crashing his motorcycle into a tree in Tinley Park, according to the Will County Coroner’s Office.

Ronald L. Kirchman III, 35, was taken to Silver Cross Hospital in New Lenox after the wreck, according to a statement from the coroner’s office, and he was pronounced dead about 7 a.m. Sunday.

Kirchman crashed into a tree near the intersection of 183rd Street and White Eagle Drive, according to the coroner’s office.

An autopsy performed Sunday revealed that Kirchman suffered “multiple injuries due to a motorcycle mishap,” according to the coroner’s office.

The incident is under investigation by the Tinley Park Police Department, according to the coroner’s office.

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