Franklin County, Illinois crash kills 2
FRANKLIN COUNTY, Ill. - Two people are dead after a van and a semi truck collided in southern Illinois.
Illinois State Police say the crash occurred Tuesday afternoon at the intersection of Golf Course Road and Illinois Route 154 in Franklin County.
According to ISP, 23-year-old David Couture, of Valier, Illinois, pulled his van into the path of a semi driven by 38-year-old Kevin Simpson, of West Frankfort, Illinois. The semi struck the driver's side of the van.
Couture and his passenger, 19-year-old Christina Bradley, were pronounced dead at the scene by Franklin County Coroner Marty Leffler. Simpson was taken to a local hospital with non-life threatening injuries.