1 dead in fatal car crash on Dan Ryan Expressway, officials say

CHICAGO (WLS) -- Dan Ryan closed Sunday morning southbound at 95th Street because of a crash.

Illinois State Police confirmed that at least one died near Longwood Manor on the South Side. Police responded to a hit-and-run crash in the southbound lanes of the Dan Ryan near 95th Street around 4:20 a.m.

A second person from the crash was taken to a hospital for treatment, police said.
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The car involved in the crash was on the embankment.

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Trucks blocked traffic in the area, and drivers are being diverted to 95th Street. All lanes southbound were closed about 5 a.m., for an investigation, but reopened about 9:20 a.m., police said.

No additional information is available at the moment. State police continue to investigate the deadly crash.

Sun-Times Media contributed to this report.
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