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Car-truck crash on I-80 claims life of Canadian woman

Updated: August 12, 2014 1:13PM

At least one person was killed in a crash Tuesday morning on eastbound Interstate 80 that closed all but one lane of the highway, police said.

The crash occurred about 5:50 a.m. on I-80 near the Indiana border and involved a car and semi, according to an Illinois State Police spokesman.

Elizabeth Anderson, 57, of Ontario, Can., was pronounced dead at Munster Community Hospital, according to the Lake County, Ind., Coroner’s office. She suffered blunt-force trauma.

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