One Person Dead after Crash on Illinois Highway

Car collides with tractor trailer truck on Route 394 and leaves one person dead.

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    One person was killed in an accident where a semi truck and a car collided on Illinois Highway 394.

    According to Illinois State Trooper Rene Sandoval, the collision occurred at 5:39 a.m. at the intersection of Route 394 and Steger Road.

    The tractor trailer truck, carrying live-stock, was traveling south on Route 394 and the car was heading east on Steger when the collision happened.

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    Livestock truck t-boned a car.

    No word on which driver was at fault, who the victim was, or if any animals were harmed in the crash. Illinois State Troopers were still on scene concluding the investigation.