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Illinois semi driver ID’d in fatal I-65 crash, fire

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WHITESTOWN, Ind. (WISH) — Investigators have released the name of a semi driver killed in a crash on Interstate 65 on Sunday night.

The Whitestown Police Department said 42-year-old Jose Amador of Joliet, Illinois was killed in the crash.

Police said Amador’s semi slowed due to construction projects, then was rear-ended by another semi, leading to a fire. A secondary crash occurred involving three passenger vehicles.

No one else was injured in the crash.

An investigation is underway.

Police do not believe alcohol to be a factor in the crash.

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