Florida trucker fatally shot on highway near Chicago

 
 
Updated 4/22/2017 8:04 AM

OAK BROOK, Ill. -- Authorities say investigators are trying to determine what led up to a Florida truck driver being fatally shot while driving on a highway just outside Chicago.

Illinois State Police say 43-year-old Eduardo Munoz of Sunrise, Florida, was shot about 4 p.m. Friday on Interstate 88 in the western Chicago suburb of Oak Brook.

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Police say someone in another vehicle shot at the truck, hitting Munoz. He was able to stop the semitrailer on the highway's shoulder and he was taken to a hospital, where he died.

Police said investigators didn't immediately know what prompted the shooting and no arrests were announced.

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