Woman killed, trooper injured in crash on I-55

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ROMEOVILLE, Ill. – A woman was killed and a state trooper was injured in a crash on Interstate 55 Friday.

Officials said the woman's car hit an Illinois State Police trooper vehicle around 2 a.m. on southbound I-55 near Weber Road in Romeoville.


Authorities said Danielle Nino, 33,  of Crest Hill, lost control of her Fiat. The car overturned and struck a trooper's vehicle.

The squad car was sitting in a construction zone at the time.

Nino was pronounced dead at the scene.

The trooper was taken to a hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

An investigation is ongoing.

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