1 killed in I-57 crash in south suburbs; lanes closed, Illinois State Police say

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Tuesday, May 7, 2024
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OAK FOREST, Ill. (WLS) -- One person died in a crash in Chicago's south suburbs Tuesday morning, Illinois State Police said.

A vehicle driving south on Interstate 57 at 167th Street in Oak Forest just before 11 a.m. lost control, hit the right guard rail and rolled over, police said.

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The driver and sole occupant of the vehicle was pronounced dead on the scene, police said.

All southbound lanes of I-57 are shut down for a crash investigation.

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Police did not immediately identify the deceased driver or say what led up to the crash.

This is a developing story; check back with ABC7 Chicago for updates.