One man is dead after a motorcycle accident on I-74 E.B. in Vermillion County, Illinois.

Illinois State Police responded to the crash shortly before 4:00 P.M. Tuesday afternoon at the 200-mile-marker of I-74 E.B. The male rider, 68, was traveling eastbound on I-74 when he lost control of his motorcycle, leaving the roadway and traveling into the grass median.

The rider then struck the median wires, and was ejected from his motorcycle.

The rider was not wearing a helmet at the time of the accident and succumbed to his injuries. He was pronounced deceased at the scene of the accident by the Vermillion County Coroner.

The crash remains under investigation at this time.