Man dies from motorcycle crash injuries
KANSAS — A man hurt in a June 1 motorcycle crash near Kansas, Ill., has died from his injuries.
Jeffrey R. Slayden, 48, was pronounced dead at 10:18 p.m. Wednesday at Carle Foundation Hospital, Urbana, according to the Champaign County coroner's office.
State police said Mr. Slayden was driving a motorcycle south on Illinois 49 south of 800 N Road, about 2 miles north of Kansas in Edgar County, at 2:37 p.m. June 1 when his motorcycle left the road and overturned. He was thrown from the vehicle.
Mr. Slayden was ticketed for DUI, operating an uninsured vehicle, no registration and improper lane usage. State police said he was not wearing a helmet.
The coroner's office listed Mr. Sladen as a Kansas resident, though court records show he had also lived in Paris.
The death is being investigated by the coroner's office and Illinois State Police District 10.