Fatal crash involving 2 semi-trucks on Interstate 80 still under investigation

View of an accident involving a semi-truck
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(WBBM NEWSRADIO) — Illinois State Police continue to investigate a multi-vehicle crash that killed two people on Interstate 80 Friday afternoon.

Illinois State Police said the crash took place near Morris in Grundy County just before 5 p.m.

Authorities said it involved two semi-trucks and a passenger vehicle.

It's unclear if the two fatalities were in the passenger car or in either of the two semis, officials said.

State police and the Illinois Department of Transportation diverted traffic and had to close the interstate for an extended period of time.

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