THOMPSONVILLE IL, (KFVS) - A Franklin County man has died in an early morning motorcycle crash.
It happened around 3:35 a.m. east of West Frankfort on Route 149, near Sharp Lane.
According to the Franklin County Sheriff Don Jones, David Roger Steiner 38, of Thompsonville, died following the motorcycle wreck.
Franklin County Coroner Marty Leffler says a semi truck driver called 911 to report the crash. He told dispatch a male was lying on the side of the road, and wasn't responsive.
The coroner says it was raining and Steiner was coming into a curve and it's believed he lost control causing him to hit the guardrail.
Crews responded and tried CPR but were not successful. The Franklin County coroner pronounced Steiner dead at the scene.
Steiner leaves behind a wife and two daughters. He worked for American Coal in Galatia.
The Franklin County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the incident.