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Illinois State Police investigating double fatality crash in rural Will County

A double fatality crash occurred Thursday afternoon on Route 1 between Crete and Beecher, according to Illinois State Police.

At 12:10 p.m., the four-vehicle crash took place just south of Goodenow Road. State police stated in a news release that they responded to the scene of the incident, which involved a semitrailer, two pickup trucks and one passenger vehicle. 

Route 1 was closed after the crash, but it reopened about 5:30 p.m. Thursday. State police still are investigating the incident.

The identification of the victims had not been released by the Will County Coroner’s Office as of Thursday night.

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