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Dad to the Bone

A 19-year-old Illinois biker is dead after he was hit by 3 cars riding his motorcycle. It happened in Joliet Illinois Monday according to the local coroner. The police report is tough to decipher. But it appears Aidan Wilda was driving when a car pull out in front of him. He hit that vehicle and two other vehicles hit him after he flew off his motorcycle.


The office of Will County Coroner Laurie H. Summers is reporting the death of Aidan Q. Wilda, a 19-year-old male resident of Lockport, IL who was pronounced deceased at 8:49 PM on Monday, January 16th, 2023, on IL Rt 53 northbound lanes, 550 feet north of W. Schweitzer Rd in Joliet. Mr. Wilda was the driver of a motorcycle traveling in the northbound lanes of IL Rt 53 and struck another vehicle traveling westbound on W. Schweitzer Rd. The Joliet Police Department is investigating the incident. An autopsy has been scheduled for Tuesday, January 17th, 2023. The final cause and manner of death will be determined at a later date pending police, autopsy, and toxicology reports.

End of press release.

Update on 01/18/2023 at 8:30 am:

The preliminary results of the autopsy performed on Tuesday, 01/17/2023, showed multiple injuries due to a motorcycle mishap. The final cause and manner of death will be determined at a later date pending police, autopsy, and toxicological reports.


His brother wrote on Facebook: 2 days ago my little brother passed away on a motorcycle accident. I can’t even put in to words how I feel or where to begin from here. I’ve lost the one person I could tell anything too and knew that he’d be excited and supportive of no matter what the circumstances. I never really liked this photo until now, I was in such a bad position in life with alcahol and drugs. But I remember how happy he was just messing with me at this polish guys sub shop this is the last photo I have with Aidan Wilda personally and I’ll always have it. I want to say thank you for everyone that has reached out to our family and supported us in this rough time. I would also like to say thank you to the people who have contributed and spread the go fund me page. It means allot to me and to our family and I’m sure Aidan would’ve love to seen how many people cared about him.


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