111 in Madison County, Ill. closed after one person died in a crash

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MADISON COUNTY, Ill. – A fatal crash happened Wednesday morning on 111 in Madison County, Illinois just north of 55/70.

The crash happened just after 4:00 a.m.

A vehicle was driving northbound when it veered off the road and struck a parked car. The parked car was abandoned had broken down earlier. Once it was hit, it overturned and dumped debris across the roadway. The car that crashed came to a rest against a concrete wall and caught fire.

Officials said that one person inside the car that was on fire died.

111 northbound and southbound was completely shut down for hours Wednesday morning.

The crash is still under investigation.

FOX 2’s Nissan Rogue Runner reporter Jason Maxwell was at the scene.

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