2-vehicle crash on I-55 leaves 1 dead in Chicago, Illinois State Police say

CHICAGO (WLS) -- One person was killed in a crash on the Interstate 55 Monday, Illinois State Police said.

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A two-vehicle crash happened on the I-55 near Throop Street at about 2:30 p.m., preliminary information indicated. ISP District Chicago responded to the crash and one person was pronounced dead on the scene of the accident.

Damen Avenue northbound to the I-55 northbound was closed for investigation at about 3:29 p.m., state police said. Lanes have since been reopened.

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State police did not provide further information about the crash.
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