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I-57 shut down, man dead after dump truck rolls over

Updated: August 21, 2014 7:00AM



One person was killed and parts of Interstate 57 were shut down for five hours after a dump truck carrying gravel rolled over Saturday morning.

The incident happened at 8:55 a.m. in the southbound lanes of I-57 near 159th Street in Markham, Illinois State Police said. All lanes north of 159th were shut down until about 2 p.m., state police said.

The driver of the dump truck died as a result of the crash, police said.

The Cook County medical examiner’s office confirmed the death but did not have additional information.



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