Illinois

Crash on HWY 141 Claims the Lives of Two People

Two people are dead following an accident in Illinois. Around 11 p.m. Monday, officials responded to the crash on Illinois Route 141 five miles west of Wabash River Memorial Bridge.

According to the preliminary traffic crash investigation, 67-year-old Judith Egan and her passenger, 40-year-old Michelle Egan were traveling in the westbound lane of Illinois Route 141 when they collided head-on with Robbie Darnell, the driver of a 2008 GMC Yukon.

The crash sent both vehicles off the roadway. Egan and her passenger were both pronounced dead at the scene. Both women were from Norris City, Illinois.

Darnell was transported to a regional hospital for injuries sustained in the crash. He was cited for no valid driver’s license, improper lane usage, and operating an uninsured motor vehicle.

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