Semi and car collide, killing one


Springfield - One person is dead after a crash Wednesday morning in Springfield.


Police say a semi and a car collided at the intersection of South Grand and Dirksen Parkway. The passenger of the car, 23-year-old Octavio Ascencio Ramirez died. He was pronounced dead at 3:29a.m. at Memorial Medical Center. 


The driver was taken to the hospital. No word yet on their condition.


The driver of the semi was not injured. An autopsy is scheduled for Thursday.

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