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3 Killed in Crawford Co., IL Accident

Three people were killed Wednesday in a two-vehicle accident on Route One in Crawford County, Illinois.

The Illinois State Police say 79-year-old Patricia Pinkstaff of Flat Rock was northbound on Route One when she crossed the center line just north of County Road 700 North.

Her SUV crashed head-on into an SUV driven by 58-year-old Stephen Moyes of St. Francisville.
Both drivers were pronounced dead at the scene.

Pinkstaff's passenger, 82-year-old Jimmy Pinkstaff, was pronounced dead at Deaconess Hospital.
The crash closed Route One for about four-and-a-half hours.

The accident remains under investigation.