61-year-old construction worker struck and killed on I-294 near O’Hare

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A construction worker was killed in a crash Friday night on I-294 near O’Hare Airport.

The crash happened about 10:15 p.m. in the northbound lanes at mile marker 41.1 near the interchange with I-90 in Rosemont, according to statement from Illinois State Police.

A 2013 Infiniti crossed into the closed lanes and struck the construction worker, police said. The Infiniti then struck an unoccupied van in the construction zone.

The construction worker, 61-year-old Frank Caputo, of Bartlett, was taken to Lutheran General Hospital in Park Ridge, where he was pronounced dead, according to police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office.

The driver of the Infiniti was treated at the same hospital for minor injuries, police said.

Police said the crash was still under investigation and that no charges had been filed.

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