1 dead in 5 car pile-up on I-90 in Arlington Heights

October 16, 2012 (ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, Ill.)

Illinois State Police are investigating the crash, which occurred around 9 a.m. Tuesday in the eastbound lanes near the Des Plaines Oasis.

An earlier crash down the road led to lane blockages and a traffic backup. Officials say a box truck may have failed to slow down for that earlier accident and run into another vehicle and touching off the chain reaction crash.

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