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Engaged couple killed in Monday wreck near Ottawa

Posted by wlpo on August 4, 2016

Two of the three people killed in Monday’s fiery crash near Ottawa were engaged and due to get married this November.

Twenty-six year old Darrell Scott and 25-year old Abigail Bohstedt of Chicago were both killed in the Interstate 80 crash after they were hit from behind by a semi as they slowed down for construction traffic. The other victim was 34-year-old Octavio Vargas of Warrenville who was driving a truck hauling tires.

A total of three semis, two trucks and one passenger vehicle were caught up in the wreckage. Westbound I-80 traffic was stopped for nine hours around the crash scene.

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