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CASEYVILLE, Ill. – A motorcyclist died Friday afternoon in an accident in Caseyville, Ill.

The accident happened at Highway 157 and Interstate 64 when a motorcycle driven by a man carrying a female passenger hit the side of a car turning on a green light.

The female motorcycle passenger was pronounced dead at the scene. Her name has not been released.

Police say the male motorcycle driver was taken to an area hospital with serious injuries.

The driver of the car was not injured.

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