One killed, one injured after vehicle hits snow plow on I-294

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WESTERN SPRINGS, Ill. (WIFR) -- One person is dead after a two-vehicle crash on I-294 near Western Springs early Sunday morning.

Investigators say an Illinois Tollway snow plow was stopped in a lane at mile marker 29.3 with emergency lights on while they were helping with traffic control for a previous crash.

21-year-old Marzale Hughes was driving a Chevrolet with two other passengers inside when he lost control and hit the back of the snow plow.

19-year-old Maurice Chears was in the back seat of the vehicle. He was pronounced dead at the scene. The front seat passenger of the Chevrolet was taken to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

Hughes was not hurt. The snow plow driver, Robert Howard, was not injured.