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Crash on I-74 Results in the Death of Two

Wednesday evening a car carrying four men was involved in a rollover crash and has, unfortunately, resulted in the death of two passengers. The incident occurred on Interstate 74 in Urbana near the Cunningham Avenue exit. The car was traveling westbound along Interstate 74 when around 8:25pm, according to Champaign County Coroner Duane Northrup, the accident occurred. Northrup also reported that one of the four men in the vehicle was ejected during the crash. He was pronounced dead at the scene. All three of the other men were taken to Carle Foundation Hospital in Urbana. While at the hospital, a second passenger in the vehicle passed away as well from multiple blunt force injuries he received during the crash according to Northrup. The names of the victims have not yet been released and the crash remains under investigation. More information and updates on this story can be found on The News-Gazette.