1 dead in multi-semi crash in Minooka

June 22, 2009 (MINOOKA, Ill) On Monday evening, traffic was being diverted at Route 47. Westbound lanes were also backed up.

One person was killed in the crash. A second person was taken to a Joliet hospital.

On Monday evening, officials were working to clear the scene. The cleanup was expected to take a few hours.The trucks dropped grain and steel piping on the roadway. And severe damage to the vehicles hampered the effort.

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