Motorcyclist killed in crash with pickup truck in Villa Park

Oswego Police are warning people to avoid the area around the 400 block of Blue Ridge Drive after receiving a report of individuals damaging windows and vehicles and possibly waving a gun.

A 31-year-old Lombard man was killed March 29 when the motorcycle he was driving collided with a pickup truck in Villa Park, authorities said.

Dakota Gallatin was pronounced dead at the scene of the crash, which occurred about 6:27 p.m. March 29 at the intersection of North Avenue and Joyce Street, according to Villa Park police.

A preliminary investigation indicated Gallatin was driving a 2007 Yamaha east on North Avenue when it collided with a 2008 Ford F-250 that was turning left from westbound North Avenue onto southbound Joyce Street, police said.

The driver of the pickup was not injured, police said.

The crash remains under investigation by Villa Park police in conjunction with the MERIT Major Crash Reconstruction Team, authorities said. Anyone with information is asked to call Villa Park police at 630-834-7447.