Man Killed While Walking on Tri-State

Police say it's not clear why the man got out of his car

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    Julia Buckley

    A 35-year-old Robbins man was killed Sunday evening after crashing his car, then taking off his clothes and walking into traffic in the northbound lanes of the Tri-State Tollway in suburban Worth, police said.

    Daniel Thompson was pronounced dead at the scene after he was hit in the far left lane by someone driving a rented white 2010 Chrysler Town & Country minivan, according to The Chicago Sun-Times.

    Witnesses told police Thompson was driving a black GMC pickup truck in the northbound lanes of the Tri-State Tollway. He reportedly rear-ended another car and hit the right-side guard rail just south of 95th Street just before 6 p.m.

    Police said it's not clear why the man got out of his car or took off his clothes.

    Three other people were hurt after the car they were in swerved to avoid the crash and hit the right guard rail. Officials say their injuries are not life threatening.