Early morning head-on crash in Pulaski County, IL kills two

Illinois State Police are investigating a head-on crash that killed two people early Thursday morning.

Troopers say the accident happened around 5:45 a.m. on Route 37 in Pulaski County about a quarter mile north of Sunset Road.

43-year-old Mike Holmes of Creal Spring, Illinois was headed south on the road when he crossed into the northbound lane and hit another car head-on.

The driver of the other car, 61-year-old Warren McKinney of Mounds, Illinois was pronounced dead at the scene.

Holmes was taken to a local hospital where he died of his injuries.

An investigation into the crash is underway.

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