Names of men killed in single car wreck released

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URBANA, Ill. (WCIA) — The names of two men killed in a single vehicle accident have been released.

Champaign County Coroner Duane Northrup says 37-year old Rodney Young was pronounced dead at the scene of the crash after having been ejected from the vehicle. An autopsy is scheduled for Thursday.

The second victim, 46-year old Shawntez Young, died at the hospital from multiple blunt force injuries received during the crash.

Authorities say 46-year old Marazette Young lost control of a 2017 Jaguar SUV about 8:25 pm, Wednesday, on I-74 westbound. He was taken to the hospital and was listed in critical condition on Thursday evening.

A family member tells WCIA Rodney and Marazette were brothers and Shawntez was their cousin.

The fourth victim has not been named, but is a 37-year old man. He was taken to the hospital in serious condition.

All men are from Champaign. The cause of the crash is under investigation.

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