Dolton woman killed in Saturday crash on Dan Ryan

CHICAGO — Illinois State Police say a woman died in an early morning crash on a Chicago interstate.

Authorities said in a statement Saturday that the woman’s car, who was later identified as Tanisha Jackson, was disabled in a northbound lane of traffic on the Dan Ryan Expressway. The statement says the driver of another car hit the woman’s car from behind around 6 a.m.

The statement says the 39-year-old Dolton woman’s car was pushed into the back of a semi-truck.

Illinois State Police say she was taken to a hospital where she died. The woman’s name has not been released.

Authorities shut down the interstate’s northbound lanes early Saturday to investigate the crash.

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