Rochelle man passes away after accident Monday in Sycamore


SYCAMORE — A Rochelle man passed away Monday after injuries sustained in a motorcycle vs. car accident in Sycamore, a Sycamore Police press release said.

At approximately 8:48 a.m., Sycamore Police responded to a report of a crash on Bethany Road at Klein Road involving a Chevy SUV and a Honda motorcycle. Preliminary reports indicate the motorcycle was traveling eastbound on Bethany Road when it struck the SUV that was turning from Bethany Road onto Klein Road.

The driver of the motorcycle, Broc Mohler, 30, of Rochelle suffered serious injuries and was transported to Kishwaukee Community Hospital where he was later pronounced deceased.

The driver of the Chevy SUV, Fran Bomar, 69, Sycamore, and the other occupant of the SUV were uninjured. Bomar was cited for improper turn at an intersection and failure to yield while turning left.

The Illinois State Police crash reconstruction unit is assisting with the investigation. Sycamore Police were also assisted by the Sycamore Fire Department and the DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office. 

Due to the crash, Bethany Road was partially shut down until approximately 12:05 pm.