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Person dies in pin-in crash in suburban Libertyville: police

Police responded to a crash in the 300 block of Illinois Route 137 where both the drivers were trapped in their vehicles.

A man was found dead Dec. 25, 2020, on the South Side.
A person died in a pin-in vehicle crash Jan. 10, 2021, in suburban Libertyville.
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A person died after a pin-in vehicle crash Sunday morning in suburban Libertyville, according to preliminary information from Libertyville police.

Just before 11 a.m., police responded to the 300 block of Illinois Route 137, for a crash involving two vehicles, and both the drivers were trapped inside, police said.

Both drivers were extracted from their vehicle by the Libertyville Fire Department, police said. One driver was pronounced dead at the scene.

The driver of the other vehicle was taken to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries, police said.

The Lake County coroner’s office has not yet identified the person.

The Lake County Major Crash Unit and Libertyville police continue to investigate the crash.