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Woman killed in semi crash on I-57 in Jefferson Co., IL

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JEFFERSON COUNTY, IL (KFVS) -

One person is dead after a two-vehicle crash on I-57 on Saturday, December 23.

According to Illinois State Police, there was a collision between a semi-truck and an SUV at mile marker 90.

The 2005 Ford Expedition was broke down in the roadway after a previous wreck.

The occupants of the vehicle were standing in the road when a northbound semi struck two of them.

A 22-year-old woman from, of Port St. Lucie, Florida, was killed.

A juvenile female was also struck and suffered major injuries and was transported by ambulance to a regional hospital.

Two occupants, were not injured.

The driver of the semi truck, 71-year-old man from Effingham, Illinois, was not injured.

Northbound traffic was diverted to Illinois Route 154.

It took five-and-a-half hours for the crash scene to clear.

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