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2 dead after crash on Rt. 37 through Grand Chain, IL

(Source: KFVS12 Robert Foote) (Source: KFVS12 Robert Foote)
PULASKI COUNTY, IL (KFVS) -

Two people have died after an early morning car crash on Route 37 in Pulaski County, Ill. on Thursday, Dec. 17.

According to Illinois State Police, two vehicles crashed around 6 a.m. on Rt. 37 just south of Cutoff Lane.

Police say a grey 2000 Chevrolet Silverado driven by Mike T. Holmes, 43, of Creal Springs, Ill., was going south and a silver 2011 Chevrolet Malibu driven by Warren McKinney, 61, of Mounds, Ill., was going north on Route 37 less than a mile north of Sunset Road.

According to police, the Silverado crossed into the northbound lane and hit the Malibu head-on.

McKinney was pronounced dead at the scene.

Holmes was taken to an area hospital where he later died from his injuries.

The crash is under investigation.

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