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2 dead in crash on I-80 near Tinley Park

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Two people died in a crash on westbound Interstate 80 near southwest suburban Tinley Park Sunday morning.

Emergency crews responded to the crash involving a passenger vehicle and a semi about 4 a.m. on I-80 east of LaGrange Road, according to Illinois State Police. Two people in the passenger vehicle were pronounced dead at the scene.

Timothy J. Hampton-Cofield, 22, of Chicago and Shantonia T. Giles, 26, of University Park were pronounced dead at 5 a.m., according to the Will County coroner’s office. Autopsies were expected Monday.

The crash remained under investigation Sunday evening, ISP said.