Amanda Beem, 22, killed; juvenile female injured after truck strikes pedestrians on I-57 near Ina, Illinois
Fatal traffic crash closes I-57 early Saturday
Illinois State Police said their preliminary investigation indicates that a Ford Expedition was disabled in the roadway at 4:16 a.m. after being involved in a property damage only traffic crash on I-57 northbound milepost 90.5.
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