FedEx trucker thrown from vehicle, dies during crash in Chicago suburb

A FedEx truck driver was killed in a fiery crash on Interstate 294 in Northbrook, Illinois early this morning. Northbrook is a suburb of Chicago.

Illinois State Police said the driver was thrown from the vehicle after it crashed into a wall near the exit ramp to Lake Cook Road just before 2:25 a.m. The driver was taken to a local hospital with life-threatening injuries and later died. 

Police continue their investigation.