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1 Dead, 1 Wounded In Bishop Ford Crash

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DOLTON, Ill. (STMW) – One motorist is dead and one other is wounded after a two-vehicle crash early Sunday on the Bishop Ford Freeway where alcohol is believed to be a factor, state police said.

A 2010 red Chevrolet Camaro was traveling south on I-94 in Dolton at 6:55 a.m. when the car struck the rear passenger side of a 2004 Silver Hyundai, which crashed into a wall, according to a release from Illinois State Police District Chicago.

Both drivers were hospitalized with one person being pronounced dead, according to ISP District Chicago.

Alcohol is believed to be a factor in the crash and charges are pending.

All southbound lanes of the Bishop Ford expressway were reopened about 10:45 a.m.

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