Dust Storm claims one life in Central Illinois

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DOUGLAS COUNTY, Ill (WAND) - One person is dead after a chain reaction crash in Douglas County during dust storm. The Douglas County Coroner's Office says a semi and multiple vehicle chain reaction crash resulted in one fatality and three injuries.

    The name of the person who died has not been released. The injured were taken to a hospital for evaluation and treatment. The chain reaction crash happened at just before 5:30 p.m.

   The crash happened during the dust storm on Route 36, 2 and a half miles east of Interstate 57 between Tuscola and Camargo.

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