Troopers at fatal I-74 crash Monday afternoon

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District 7 Troopers are on the scene of a fatal crash on Interstate 74 westbound at Milepost 38 in Knox County.

There is one confirmed fatality. Two other occupants have been transported to an area hospital with injuries, a news release from Illinois State Police says.  The release was dispatched shortly before 4:45 p.m.

Both westbound lanes of traffic will be closed for an extended period of time. Drivers should find an alternate route, the release says.

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