Motorcyclist Hit by Falling Tree Saturday Afternoon

Motorcyclist Hit by Falling Tree Saturday Afternoon

Saturday afternoon Ogle County Deputies responded to a single vehicle motorcycle accident in the 10500 block of North IL. Rte 2.

After a brief investigation Deputies identified the driver as 68 year old Jerry L. Dilday of Mt. Morris.  Dilday was traveling south bound, when at this time he was struck by a falling tree, sending himself and the motorcycle off the west side of the road way.

Dilday was then transported to the Swedish American Hospital via Byron EMS, where he was treated for minor injuries.  The accident remains under investigation.