Man dead in Rosemont crash

Tribune reporter

One man died in a four-car crash in Rosemont near O'Hare International Airport Thursday night, according to authorities. 

Thirty-seven-year-old Rusty Carpenter, of East Dundee, was pronounced dead about 8:15 p.m. at the scene of the accident, on Higgins Road west of Mannheim Road. 

The crash happened about 7:30 p.m., police said.

Higgins Road is closed between Mannheim Road and Touhy Avenue closed, including the stretch of Higgins that veers north and turns into Lee Street. 

Police expect the road to be closed until 8 a.m. while investigators reconstruct the accident. 

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