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Fatal Dan Ryan Expressway Rollover Accident

There was a fatal Dan Ryan Expressway (I-94) vehicle accident early this morning, November 13, 2013.

According to the Illinois State Police (ISP), the accident happened on the southbound Dan Ryan near 87th Street at approximately 12:55 a.m.

The accident began when an SUV traveling in the center lane struck a car ahead of it. As a result, the car spun and struck the left concrete median wall.


The SUV veered off the roadway to the right, went up an embankment, and rolled over.

While the passengers inside the car were not injured, the driver of the SUV, identified as Deon Brooks, 41, of Calumet Park, was pronounced dead at the accident scene.

Additional details and possible updates can be seen in a variety of media sources, including the November 13 Chicago Tribune article titled “Man dies in Dan Ryan rollover” as well as the November 13 Chicago Sun-Times article titled “Calumet Park man dies in Dan Ryan rollover crash.”

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