An Arlington Heights man died in a motorcycle crash on Interstate 94 on Monday, authorities said.
Arthur De La Cruz, 48, was driving his Harley-Davidson north on Interstate 94 to Wilson Avenue around 5:30 a.m. when he swerved on his left shoulder, according to a press release from Police in the State of Illinois. Cruz hit a bridge pillar and was thrown from his motorcycle. He was pronounced dead at the scene.
All lanes were closed and cars were diverted from the freeway at Wilson Avenue while authorities investigated the incident. Two lanes were reopened at 7.15 a.m., and all lanes were reopened at 8.00 a.m.
Illinois State Police are still investigating.