Florida trucker fatally shot on highway near Chicago

Posted at 7:56 AM, Apr 23, 2017
and last updated 2017-04-23 07:56:47-04

OAK BROOK, Ill. (AP) -- 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.

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.