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1 dead, 3 hurt after car hits trees, catches fire in Lake Forest

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A woman was killed and three others injured in a fiery crash Friday morning in north suburban Lake Forest.

A car was speeding on Illinois Route 41 at 3:56 a.m. when it veered off the road and hit several trees north of Westleigh Road in Lake Forest, according to Lake Forest Police Deputy Chief R.D. Copeland. The car came to a rest down a steep embankment and caught on fire.

Emergency crews found Sierra Riley, 20, dead in the front passenger seat, Copeland said.

A 21-year-old woman was treated for minor injuries, and a 30-year-old male driver and a 27-year-old male passenger were taken to Loyola University Medical Center in Maywood for further treatment, Copeland said.

The crash remains under investigation by the Lake County Major Crash Assistance Team and Lake Forest police.

The Lake County coroner has not released details about the death.