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Breaking: Rockdale woman dies after semi-trailer crash in Joliet

Crash occurred near Chicago Street, Emerald Drive

Shaw Media file photo
Shaw Media file photo

A 30-year-old Rockdale woman died early Friday morning when the vehicle she was driving collided with a semi-trailer in Joliet.

Nicole Angel Martinez was driving south on Chicago Street near Emerald Drive when she struck the semi-trailer, according to a news release from the Will County Coroner's Office.

She was pronounced dead at 1:20 a.m. Friday.

Joliet police are investigating the incident and did not immediately respond to requests for more information.

An autopsy performed Friday showed Martinez died from multiple injuries due to a motor vehicle collision, according to a later release from the coroner's office.

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