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2 Die in I-355 Crash Near Bolingbrook

Illinois State Police continue to investigate a car crash that shut down portions of I-355 for hours Saturday afternoon.

Updated: 10:38 p.m. 

The two killed in the 3 p.m. two-vehicle crash April 27 on Interstate 355 have been identified as an elderly couple from Berwyn. The driver, 87-year-old Daniel Simone, and wife Dimple Simone, 90.

The couple was pronounced dead at Adventist Bolingbrook Hospital, 500 Remington Blvd. The Will County Coroner's Office has scheduled an autopsy for Daniel Simone on Monday. An external examination is all the coroner's office has planned for the body of Dimple Simone.

The Simones were headed north when their vehicle was hit, police said.

Original story 

Two people are dead after a crash Saturday afternoon on northbound I-355 near Boughton Road, according to the Illinois State Police.

At about 3 p.m. a Toyota pickup truck crashed into the driver’s side door of another vehicle that was facing westward in a northbound lane, state police said.

The two dead people were identified as Daniel J. Simone and Dimple Simone. No address or age was given by state police.

The state police identified the driver of the other vehicle as Evan M. Collins. He was hospitalized, police said.

The accident closed portions of I-355 for more than three hours as police investigated the accident.

Further details such as who was in which car are still under investigation, according to the ISP.

vg April 28, 2013 at 12:04 PM
We drove by this and knew there could be no survivor ....scary
Randy April 28, 2013 at 01:47 PM
Don't head west on a tollway that runs North-South.
Tricia April 28, 2013 at 05:32 PM
Hey Randy, Why don't you shut up? There is a great family feeling a ton of pain from their loss right now. How about a prayer for them instead of a sarcastic comment?
harvey April 29, 2013 at 01:07 PM
Randy that comment was in very poor taste someone has died!
Donna KPG April 29, 2013 at 03:19 PM
My thoughts and prayers are with the family.
diane May 16, 2013 at 10:31 PM
Any photos submite info to couple on 355.. Please submit pics or video to familydimottola@yahoo.com Appreciate it very much. They were beautiful people and good to all. Married 60 years and were always together. Thank you.

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