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1 killed, 1 seriously hurt in crash in suburban Joliet

A preliminary investigation found that a sedan driven by a 23-year-old man overturned and was engulfed in flames after striking a traffic signal in the intersection.

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A man was killed, and a second man seriously hurt, in a crash Friday in suburban Joliet.

About 3:25 a.m. officers responded to the area of Channahon Road and Terminal Court for calls of a single vehicle crash, Joliet police said.

A preliminary investigation found that a sedan driven by a 23-year-old man overturned and was engulfed in flames after striking a traffic signal in the intersection, police said.

A 34-year-old man who was a passenger of the vehicle was ejected from the vehicle and taken to Amita St. Joseph Medical Center in Joliet with life-threatening injuries, police said. The 23-year-old man was pronounced dead at the scene.

The cause of the crash is under investigation.