A Canadian man died in a crash on the Tri-State Tollway Thursday afternoon near southwest suburban Indian Head Park.
At 3:27 p.m., Gary Smith, 78, of Ontario, Canada lost control of his vehicle and crossed several lanes on Interstate 294 and struck two other vehicles, according to Illinois State Police. Smith’s vehicle overturned in a grassy area near Wolf Road. The crash remained under investigation Friday morning. No other injuries were reported.
Smith was pronounced dead at 4:05 p.m. at La Grange Memorial Hospital, according to the Cook County medical examiner’s office. An autopsy was expected Friday.