(An earlier version of this story contained an error about how the crash occurred. That information has been corrected. We apologize for the error.)
EFFINGHAM, Ill. (WCIA) — Illinois State Police reported a car crash that happened on Wednesday afternoon caused two deaths and one person hurt.
According to police officers, at about 3:00 p.m., two people in a maroon Buick Lacrosse were driving on Illinois Route 33 at County Road 1300N when they crossed the center line and hit a black Chevrolet Silverado in the other lane.
The people in the Buick Lacrosse were taken to a local hospital with serious injuries. They were both later pronounced deceased. The victims were 82-year-old Ronald Kyle (the driver) and 81-year-old Sally Kyle, both from Shumway.
The driver of the black Chevrolet Silverado was also taken to the hospital with serious injuries. He was identified as Ryan Wendt — a 36-year-old man from Effingham.
The ISP Traffic Crash Reconstruction Unit is investigating the incident.