Woman with flat tire struck, killed by semi

February 16, 2010 6:19:29 PM PST
A woman is dead after being hit by a truck on the Tri-State Tollway near south suburban Midlothian. It happened on I-294 just before midnight late Monday. The victim has been identified as 36-year-old Stacy Mchale of Frankfort. She had pulled her car over and gotten out, apparently due to a flat tire.

Officers say she was hit by a southbound semi. The truck driver stopped and called for help. State police are investigating.