Crash on I-55 leaves one person dead

By WEEK Reporter

Crash on I-55 leaves one person dead

March 6, 2014 Updated Mar 6, 2014 at 1:10 PM CDT

PONTIAC, Ill. -- One person is dead after an evening crash on Interstate 55 just south of Pontiac.

The driver of a SUV was headed northbound when the vehicle crossed the median and hit a southbound semi.

The driver of the SUV, Shandell Knittell, 32, of Pontiac, was pronounced dead at the scene.