Linton woman killed in double-fatal crash

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LAWRENCE Co., Ill. (WTWO/WAWV) — Two people are dead, including a woman from Linton, after a crash Saturday evening.

Illinois State Police said the crash happened on U.S. 50, just before 7 p.m.

They said a vehicle crossed the center line and hit another head-on, before both came to rest in a ditch.

Jessica White, 37, of Linton was pronounced dead at the scene.

Roger Hughes, 74, of Bridgeport, Illinois was taken to Lawrence County Hospital where he was pronounced dead.

White and Hughes were not in the same vehicle.

Four others were also transported to Lawrence County Hospital, including two children ages 12 and 9.

The crash remains under investigation.

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