Truck driver killed in East Hazel Crest accident

July 5, 2011 3:20:13 PM PDT
A truck driver was killed when he became wedged between his vehicle and another semi in south suburban East Hazel Crest.

It happened Tuesday afternoon at 171st Street and Halsted. Franklin Housen, 35, stalled at that intersection and got out of his truck to wave by other motorists. Police say that's when another semi pinned Housen between the two trucks. He died at an area hospital.

The other driver has been cited with improper lane usage.

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