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2 killed in Williamson County crash

WILLIAMSON COUNTY (WSIL) UPDATE: 8:45pm -- Williamson County Coroner, Mike "Junior" Burke, says an 82-year-old Carterville man and a 32-year-old Royalton woman were both pronounced dead at the scene of a 3-vehicle crash Thursday afternoon.

The crash happened around 1:40 on Herrin Road near Cundiff Cemetery.

Burke says, a car driven by the Carterville man crossed the center line and struck the vehicle driven by the Royalton woman. A third vehicle then struck the Royalton woman's car, causing it to catch fire.

Autopsies will be conducted Friday, February 28. No further information is available pending notification of family.


WILLIAMSON COUNTY (WSIL) -- The Williamson County Sheriff’s Office and Illinois State Police are investigating a fatal crash on Herrin Road.

The crash occurred around 1:40 p.m. Thursday afternoon on Herrin Road at Cundiff Cemetery Road.

The Sheriff's Office says two people were killed in the crash. Their names have not been released pending family notification.

Illinois State Police are conducting the Crash Reconstruction Investigation.

Kenzie Dillow

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