Kankakee County, IL – Nearly $7K Raised for Illinois Family of Motorcyclist Killed Sunday


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Momence, IL – In the wake of a devastating motorcycle accident that claimed the life of 21-year-old Evan T. Wood on Sunday, the Momence community has swiftly come together in a heartening display of support. A GoFundMe page, set up to aid Wood’s family with funeral expenses and to provide financial relief during their time of mourning, has amassed nearly $7,000 in donations in just a few hours.

The fundraising effort, with a goal of $20,000, reflects the community’s deep sense of loss and its strong desire to offer a helping hand. Evan, known for his bright presence and generous nature, has clearly left an indelible mark on the hearts of Momence residents. The GoFundMe campaign, while highlighting the tragedy of the event, also shines a light on the collective compassion and solidarity of the local populace.

As the Kankakee County Coroner’s Office proceeds with the autopsy Monday, Illinois State Police Troop 5 continues the investigate the crash.


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