POPE CO. (WSIL) -- Illinois State Police have released the names of the three people killed in a two-vehicle crash Sunday morning in Pope County.
It happened around 3:30 a.m. Sunday on Route 34 three-quarters of a mile north of Williams Hill Road.
Illinois State Police say a 2007 Dodge Charger driven by David A. Wasson, 27, of Harrisburg, crossed the center line and struck a 2000 Lincoln limousine head-on.
Wasson and the driver of the limousine, Jarret M. Bencie, 39, of Marion, were both pronounced dead at the scene.
A passenger in the limo, Kenny N. Webb, 42, of Marion, was pronounced dead at a local hospital.
Eight other passengers in the limousine were taken to regional hospitals for treatment.
Route 34 was closed for approximately six hours for investigation and cleanup.