One person was killed when a vehicle crashed into the McCormick Place Convention Center in Chicago and caught fire Saturday, authorities said.
A preliminary investigation determined two drivers were traveling at high speeds and one of them lost control of a vehicle, smashing into the building, according to Chicago Police Department Spokesman Anthony Guglielmi. The occupant was pronounced dead at the scene, according to police.
Police said they got a call about the accident at 5:57 a.m.
McCormick Place security told the Chicago Fire Department that drivers were drag racing when one lost control and hit the building, the Chicago Sun Times reported.