Woman dies after car collides with semi in Wheeling

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A woman in her 50s died in a car crash in Wheeling overnight, according to the Cook County medical examiner's office.

The accident happened at Wheeling and Palatine roads about 11:30 p.m. Wednesday, according to authorities.

The woman was westbound on Palatine when her car collided with an eastbound semi truck that was making a left turn north onto Wheeling Road, authorities said.

The woman was pronounced dead at Lutheran General Hospital about 12:20 a.m. Her name was not being released pending notification of family.

The truck driver wasn't injured.

WGN-TV contributed to this report.

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