Gibson City man dies in motorcycle accident

Gibson City man dies in motorcycle accident

A Gibson City man has died after crashing his motorcycle in Iroquois County on Thursday.

State police said 70 year-old Rodney Cote was driving on Illinois Route One at around 6 a.m. when he left the road, went into the ditch and was thrown off the bike.  He was taken to a hospital and later pronounced dead by the Kankakee County Coroner.

State police are investigating the accident.  They said the conditions were clear and dry when it occurred.

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