URBANA — A motorcyclist died in a crash shortly after noon Saturday on Interstate 74 in Urbana.
According to state police, the motorcyclist, whom state police did not identify, entered I-74 eastbound without enough clearance in front of a van driven by James Hartman, 66, of Savoy.
Hartman braked but was unable to avoid hitting the motorcylist.
The motorcyclist was pronounced dead at the scene. State police say he was not wearing a helmet.