Updated 08/12/14 – 1:47 p.m.
CHICAGO (CBS) — A fatal crash on eastbound Interstate 80/94 closed all but one lane of the expressway for more than an hour-and-a-half early Tuesday near the Illinois-Indiana border.READ MORE: CPS, CTU Still In Talks Over Teachers' COVID Safety Concerns
Illinois State Police responded to a crash involving a car and a semi-trailer truck on I-80/94 near Wentworth Avenue in south suburban Lansing around 5:50 a.m. A female passenger in the car was killed in the crash. Her husband was at the wheel of the car.READ MORE: Man Taken Into Custody After Barricade Situation In Morton Grove
Elizabeth Anderson, 57, of Ontario, Canada, was pronounced dead at Munster Community Hospital at 6:23 a.m., according to the Lake County (Ind.) Coroner’s office. She suffered blunt force trauma.
Police blocked the four right lanes of 80/94 as they investigated the crash and removed the damaged vehicles from the roadway.MORE NEWS: Bomb Squad Investigating Suspicious Package In South Austin
Crews began reopening all lanes of eastbound 80/94 shortly after 7:30 a.m.