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Police: Woman killed in crash on I-80 near Tinley Park

A woman was killed Saturday evening when the motorcycle she was a passenger on collided with by a semi-truck on Interstate 80 near Tinley Park.

It happened shortly before 6:30 p.m. as the driver of the motorcycle tried to merge onto I-80 near Harlem Avenue, according to the Illinois State Police, who said the motorcycle struck the front of a semi-truck.

The motorcycle went out of control, and both people on it were thrown from the vehicle.

The woman was dead at the scene. The driver was hospitalized.



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