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updated: 4/5/2014 4:29 PM

St. Charles man dies after apparent heart attack on I-90 near Gilberts

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A 66-year-old St. Charles man died Saturday morning after apparently suffering a heart attack that caused him to crash his vehicle into a pickup truck parked in a construction zone on the Jane Addams Memorial Tollway near Gilberts, an Illinois state police spokesman said.

Police received reports at 9:37 a.m. of a vehicle weaving out of control on the tollway before hitting the parked pickup near Tyrrell Road.

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Two bystanders stopped their cars and began administering CPR to the driver, Guy Cooper, Master Sgt. Ed Petrik said.

Then a state trooper arrived at the crash and assisted with the CPR, Petrik said.

Cooper was taken to Advocate Sherman Hospital in Elgin where he was pronounced dead at 10:25 a.m., the spokesman said.

Illinois state police continue to investigate the crash.

An autopsy is pending with the Kane County Coroner.

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