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Naperville Police Investigate Fatal Traffic Crash, Seek Information


As Naperville Police investigate a fatal crash on 77th Street, south of 75th Street and east of Wehrli Road, they seek witnesses and information. (PN file photos are used to help flag reports about Naperville Police and Fire Department responses, always reminding readers that keeping the community safe is everyone’s responsibility. Thanks always for calling 911 whenever necessary to report something that seems suspicious. Be alert by day and by night. Be a Naperville Crime Stopper. Stay safe.)

At 6:43PM on Fri., May 17, 2024, the Naperville Police and Fire Department personnel were dispatched to the 1600 block of 77th Street for a traffic crash with injuries. 

The traffic crash involved a black motorcycle and a white sports utility vehicle. Despite a good Samaritan’s lifesaving efforts, the driver of the motorcycle, a 32-year-old man out of Naperville, was pronounced dead on scene. 

The driver of the sports utility vehicle was identified as a 69-year-old female out of Naperville.  She was uninjured in the crash.

Due to the nature of the crash, traffic crash investigators and reconstruction specialists from the Naperville Police Department’s Traffic Unit responded to the scene. The roadway was closed until 11:30PM.

No charges have been filed in this case as it is still under investigation. Anyone with information regarding this crash is asked to contact the Naperville Police Department’s Traffic Unit at (630) 420-8833.

Report submitted by Naperville Public Information for the Naperville Police Department.

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