Construction worker killed after car slammed into paving crew on South Side

A construction worker is dead and three others injured after a mini-van slammed into a road paving crew on Chicago’s South Side.
It happened just before 4:30 this morning near the intersection of 49th street and Western Avenue.
Police say a construction worker was killed instantly when the mini-van struck the back of a piece of paving equipment.
Investigators say the driver of the mini-van was speeding when he struck the victim.
That driver and two passengers were taken to the hospital.
Their injuries are unknown at this time.
No word yet on charges in the crash.

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