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Man Dies After Tri-State Tollway Accident

A man has died this morning following a Thursday night accident on the Tri-State Tollway (I-294) near the O’Hare Oasis.

The man has been identified as Andrew Lam, 50. He was pronounced dead at 4:06 a.m. by the Cook County Medical Examiner’s Office, at Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center.


This Tri-State Tollway vehicle accident happened as Lam was driving northbound Thursday night at approximately 11:50 p.m., when the van he was driving was “rear-ended” by a SUV.

Additional details and possible updates can be seen in a variety of media sources including the June 7 Chicago Tribune article titled “Man dies after Tri-State Tollway crash” as well as the Chicago City and Press article of June 7 titled “Man dies after Tri-State Tollway crash.”

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