Murphysboro Man Dead in Jackson County Motorcycle Accident

Murphysboro Man Dead in Jackson County Motorcycle Accident

Jackson Co. — A Murphysboro man is dead after a motorcycle accident that happened in Jackson County last night. According to a preliminary report from the Jackson County Sheriff’s Office, the accident happened on Illinois 149 near Spillway Road when William Alexander of Murphysboro lost control of his motorcycle and left the roadway before being thrown from the vehicle. Alexander was pronounced dead on the scene. The cause of the crash remains under investigation.