Man killed after car careens off I-294 ramp into retention pond

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SCHILLER PARK, Ill. -- One person is dead after a car slid off of the Tristate at Irving and careened into a retention pond. Investigators are still trying to piece together exactly what happened.

The body of a man, believed to be the driver was pulled from the icy water, while divers searched to make sure there were no other victims.

As for what cause the car to veer into the pond: Joseph Damico lives nearby and take this exit several times a week. He says it is very dangerous curve.

State police confirm the SUV was reported as stolen from the village of Rosemont, but refused to give further details. The off-ramp remained closed for hours as emergency crews continued their investigation.