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KANKAKEE — David E. Burja, 30, of Bourbonnais, died after his motorcycle collided with a vehicle at the intersection of River Road and U.S. Route 45/52 on Kankakee’s south side Tuesday.

Kankakee County Coroner Bob Gessner said Burja was pronounced dead at Ascension St. Mary Hospital at 7:31 p.m.

Burja was thrown from the motorcycle, Gessner said.

Jeff Bonty is a reporter for The Daily Journal. He can be reached at jbonty@daily-journal.com and 815-937-3366.


Jeff Bonty has worked for The Daily Journal since September 1986, starting in the sports department before moving to news reporting in 2002. He's a native of Indiana and graduate of Purdue University. His email is jbonty@daily-journal.com.

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