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1 dead in fiery crash on Stony Island feeder ramp

A vehicle crashed into a light pole on the ramp early Tuesday and caught fire, Illinois State Police said.

A man was injured in a shooting July 24, 2021, on the Eisenhower Expressway near the Loop.
A crash on the Stony Island feeder ramp to the Bishop ford left a person dead Sept. 8, 2020.
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A man died after crashing into a light pole Tuesday on the Stony Island feeder ramp to the Bishop Ford on the South Side.

The vehicle caught fire after crashing on the southbound ramp about 3 a.m., according to Illinois State Police. A spokesperson for the state police did not have additional details.

Gregory T. Buckner suffered multiple injuries in the crash and was pronounced dead about 3:30 a.m., according to the Cook County medical examiner’s office. An autopsy ruled the death accidental. He lived in West Pullman.

Illinois State Police are investigating.