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ISU student dies in fiery fatal on I-55

Fri, 04 May 2012 15:34:40 CDT
By: Charlie Schlenker

An ISU student from Burr Ridge died in a fiery crash on I-55 overnight. McLean County Coroner Beth Kimmerling says it appears 21 year old Thomas Sarwark drove onto the interstate from the McLean exit ramp. He was going north in the southbound lanes and hit an oncoming semi. The pickup flipped into the median. The Semi caught on fire. The pickup driver died at the scene. Two people in the semi ended up in the hospital.

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