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Deadly crash on Dan Ryan Expressway

June 15, 2009 10:14:34 AM PDT
Traffic on a section of the Dan Ryan Expressway was following again Saturday night after a deadly crash shut down southbound lanes. The rollover crash happened just before 3 p.m. in the outbound lanes near 95th Street. One person was killed, and six others were injured.

Illinois State Police say two cars were involved.

The Cook County medical examiner says 63-year-old Barnese Cooper of St. Louis died from her injuries.

The fire department says the others who were injured were taken to different hospitals in serious to critical condition.

There was no word Saturday night on what caused the crash.


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