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2 killed in Massac County crash

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MASSAC COUNTY (WSIL) -- Illinois State Police are investigating a crash at the intersection of Old Joppa Road and Joppa Road in Massac County.

The crash happened just after 8:00 a.m. on Saturday.

Investigators say Frank Pritchett (87) of Metropolis was turning east off of Old Joppa Road when the SUV he was driving struck a sedan head-on.

Pritchett and a passenger in the sedan, James Anderson (33) of Brookport, were pronounced dead at the scene.

The driver of the sedan, Christopher Anderson (31) of Brookport, was airlifted to a hospital with life-threatening injuries.

There's been no update on the condition of the driver, and ISP continues to investigate the crash.

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