Passenger in semi truck killed in crash on I-57

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ANNA, Ill. (KBSI) – A passenger in a semi-trailer was killed in a crash Wednesday afternoon on Interstate 57 near Anna.

It happened at mile post 32 just north of the Anna/Vienna exit.

An International truck-tractor semi-trailer combination was partially stopped in the right lane on Interstate 57 northbound at milepost 32.

A Freightliner truck-tractor semi-trailer combination driven by Mohamud Hassan Dacar, 42, of Minneapolis, Minn. was traveling north and struck the trailer of the International truck-tractor semi-trailer combo driven by Hussein Abdi Digale, 35, of Columbus, Ohio.

The drivers of both tractor trailers reported no injuries on the scene.

A passenger in the Freightliner truck died and was pronounced dead at the scene. He is a 36-year-old man from Minneapolis, Minnesota. His name has not been released pending notification of next of kin.

The northbound lanes were reopened about 2:20 p.m.

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