WILMINGTON, Ill. (CBS) — One person is dead, and another was hospitalized with serious injuries Friday – a day after a fiery crash shut down northbound Interstate 55 near Wilmington.

Illinois State Police were called to the scene on I-55 south of Lorenzo Road just after 4:30 p.m. Thursday.

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State police said a semi-trailer truck was about to enter a construction zone with traffic backed up. The truck’s driver failed to stop before hitting the rear of a 2001 Chevrolet pickup truck, state police said.

The result was a chain-reaction crash into another semi-trailer truck, a 2005 Chevrolet Monte Carlo, and a 2017 Toyota Prius, state police said. The two trucks and the Monte Carlo were all left engulfed in flames.

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The driver of the first truck was pronounced dead at the scene, state police said. The driver of the pickup truck, a 73-year-old Wilmington woman, was taken to an area hospital with serious injuries.

The 31-year-old Danville man driving the second semi-trailer truck, the 35-year-old Dwight man driving the Monte Carlo, and the 66-year-old St. Louis man driving the Prius, were uninjured, state police said.

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No charges were issued in connection with the crash. The investigation into the crash remained ongoing Thursday evening.