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1 Person Dead After Being Struck On I-290

CHICAGO (CBS) -- A pedestrian was killed after being struck by a vehicle on the Eisenhower Expressway early Sunday morning, according to Illinois State Police.

Initial reports say around 4:26 a.m., ISP District Chicago responded to a report of an injured pedestrian in the roadway at I-290 eastbound near Laramie Avenue. The person was pronounced dead.

The eastbound lanes of I-290 near Laramie Avenue were closed for an investigation following the shooting and traffic was diverted to Central Avenue. The investigation is active and ongoing. No further information available at this time.

Anyone who witnessed the incident or has any knowledge of the incident is asked to contact the ISP by phone at 847-294-4400.  Witnesses can remain anonymous.

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