Driver dies after hitting semi on Stevenson Expressway at Central Avenue

The car hit the truck in the outbound lanes, left the road and rolled over early Wednesday, according to Illinois State Police.

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Seven children and one adult were injured in a rollover crash on I-90 near Hoffman Estates.

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A Joliet man died after crashing into a semi early Wednesday on the Stevenson Expressway near Central Avenue.

Dewawn T. Butler, 48, hit the rear of the truck in the outbound lanes, left the roadway and rolled over around 2:30 a.m., according to Illinois State Police.

He was taken to a hospital and pronounced dead, the state police and the Cook County medial examiner’s office said. No other injuries were reported.

Lanes were shut down until 7 a.m. for an investigation.

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