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Man dies days after I-55 rollover crash

Waquonza A. Shaw, 47, was driving on I-55 on Jan. 19 when he went off the roadway and fell onto Cicero Avenue, authorities said.

A man died days after crashing Jan. 19, 2021, on I-55.
A man died days after crashing Jan. 19, 2021, on I-55.
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A 47-year-old man who crashed and rolled off Interstate 55 last week died of his injuries Sunday.

Waquonza A. Shaw, of Lansing, was driving Jan. 19 about 12:15 a.m. on I-55 near Cicero Avenue when he went off the roadway and struck a guardrail, Illinois State Police said,

The 2013 Blue Chrysler 200 then rolled over and fell off I-55, landing on its roof on Cicero Avenue below, state police said.

The reasons for the crash are unknown, according to police.

Shaw was transported to an area hospital and pronounced dead Sunday about 6:45 p.m., according to the Cook County medical examiner’s office. An autopsy ruled his death an accident.