By CBS 2 Chicago Staff

CHICAGO (CBS) — Two people are dead and another is in the hospital after a shooting on the Eisenhower Expressway early Sunday morning.

Illinois State Police say they responded to a reported shooting to find a single car crash on Interstate 290 westbound at Kostner Avenue just after 2:30 a.m.

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The driver of the vehicle, a 29-year-old man from Chicago identified as Kenneth Owens, was shot and taken to a hospital where he later died of his injuries.

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A passenger in the back seat, a 30-year-old man from Chicago, was pronounced dead due to injuries from the crash.

A front-seat passenger, also a 30-year-old man from Chicago, was hospitalized with non-life threatening injuries.

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Westbound traffic was being diverted of the expressway to Independence Boulevard Sunday morning.

CBS 2 Chicago Staff