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Fatal Accident On Kennedy Expressway

There was a fatal accident this morning on the Kennedy Expressway at Cumberland Avenue involving a semi truck and three cars.

Details on the accident appear limited at this time.


However, it is being widely reported that the accident happened at approximately 6:00 a.m., according to the Illinois State Police. One man, said to be in his 60s, was pronounced dead at the accident scene. Two other people were injured and taken to the hospital.

An investigation into the accident continues.

Additional details and possible updates can be seen in a variety of media sources including the May 13 nwherald.com story titled “Kennedy Expressway lanes reopened after 1 killed in crash” as well as the dailyherald.com story of May 13 titled “One killed in multi-vehicle accident on the Kennedy Expressway.”

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