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State police: Man killed in Interstate 55 crash

Updated: June 11, 2013 8:53AM

CHANNAHON — A man was killed when a pickup rear-ended a semi truck early Tuesday on Interstate 55 near southwest suburban Channahon, according to the Illinois State Police.

Traffic was stopped through a construction zone about 12:30 a.m. in the northbound lanes of I-55 near the Arsenal Road exit when the truck rear-ended the semi, State Police Sgt. R.A. Caves said.

The man driving the pickup was killed in the crash, Caves said. No one else was injured.

The Illinois Department of Transportation is removing the Arsenal Road overpass and traffic was stopped temporarily for construction at the time of the crash, Caves said.

The Will County Coroner’s office could not immediately be reached for comment.

The crash was under investigation.

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