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A pedestrian was killed in a crash at I80 and I55 near Shorewood, according to Illinois State Police; westbound lanes are blocked

A pedestrian was killed in a crash at I80 and I55 near Shorewood, according to Illinois State Police; westbound lanes are blocked

A pedestrian was killed in a crash at I80 and I55 near Shorewood, according to Illinois State Police; westbound lanes are blocked

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Friday, July 5, 2024 1:40 p.m.

One person killed in crash on I-80 in South; westbound lanes blocked: ISP

A crash on I-80 at I-55 left one pedestrian dead near Shorewood, Illinois State Police said.

SHOREWOOD, Ill. (WLS) — A pedestrian was killed in a crash on Interstate 80 in the south suburbs Friday morning, Illinois State Police said.

ISP said the multi-vehicle crash occurred in the westbound lanes of I-80 west of Interstate 55 near Shorewood shortly after 7 a.m.

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A semi-trailer truck struck a car, which had already crashed in a lane, ISP said.

A pedestrian was fatally struck while outside his vehicle.

All westbound lanes of I-80 are closed and traffic is being diverted onto northbound I-55. Police said there is no estimate for when the lanes will reopen.

Police did not immediately provide further information about the accident.

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