Multiple Semi Crash Kills One



UPDATE AT NOON: This mornings I-57 crash took the life of Raymond M. Burt, a 44 year old male from Kentwood, Louisiana. Preliminary investigation indicates a failure to reduce speed to avoid a crash.

State Police are investigating a crash between two semi-trailers that killed at least one person.

Joey Watson with the Illinois State Police says the crash happened around 3:08 Monday morning near the Dix exit on I-57. The northbound lanes of traffic were closed due to the cleanup, but both lanes are open again.

The investigation is ongoing.

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