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Woman, 18, dies in Joliet crash

The road was icy when the woman lost control of her SUV on Louise Ray Parkway near Valley Avenue.

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Police responded to a fatal crash Feb. 1 in Joliet.
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An 18-year-old woman died after crashing her vehicle into a semitrailer Monday morning in Joliet.

The road was icy when the woman lost control of her SUV about 6 a.m. on Louise Ray Parkway near Valley Avenue, Joliet police said in a statement.

The SUV went into the oncoming lane and hit a semitrailer, police said. The woman died at the scene. The 57-year-old driver of the semi was uninjured.

The Will County coroner’s office hasn’t released details on her death.