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3 Killed In Wrong Way Crash On Stevenson Expressway Near Cicero

CHICAGO (CBS)-- Three people were killed in a crash on the Stevenson Expressway at Cicero.

Illinois State Police confirmed a wrong-way driver caused the two-car crash around 12:30 a.m.

Three people were killed in the crash, including the female wrong-way driver, her passenger, and a man in the other vehicle.

The Cook County Medical Examiner's office identified one of the victims as 54-year-old Khalid Jaber, of Oak Lawn. Jaber's family said the Oak Lawn man leaves behind five children. They called his death an earth-shattering loss.

Family identified another victim as 26-year-old Rella Norey-Byrd. Her husband, Ladarrel Byrd, said she was a passenger in one of the cars. She was makeup artist who lived in Sauk Village, and was a stepmother to his two children.

Illinois State Police are investigating the crash.

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