Okawville & Trenton residents die in crash on Route 50

Okawville & Trenton residents die in crash on Route 50

CLINTON COUNTY, IL — Preliminary investigative details indicate a double fatal crash occured Tuesday afternoon on Route 50 in Clinton County.

The Illinois State Police say 51-year-old Tracy M. Loyd of Okawville was traveling eastbound on U.S. 50 just east of St. Rose Road when she crossed the center line and crashed head-on into 20-year-old Michael J. Brown of Trenton, which was traveling westbound U.S. 50. Brown’s vehicle then caught fire. Both drivers were both pronounced deceased on scene. At approximately 3:45 p.m., US 50 was reopened.

The crash remains under investigation and no further information is available at this time.

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