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2 dead in fatal two-vehicle crash near Tremont

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Two people are dead and six are injured after a two-vehicle crash in rural Tremont on Saturday afternoon.

Tazewell County Sheriff Jeff Lower said a UTV and truck collided at Townline Road and Locust Road. Two people in the UTV were killed in the collision.

Five people in the UTV and the driver of the truck were taken to OSF Saint Francis Medical Center in Peoria for treatment. A condition update wasn't available Sunday morning.

The Tazewell County Coroner's Office hasn't yet released the identities of those who died in the crash. The Tazewell County Sheriff's Office is still investigating the incident.

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Tim is the News Director at WCBU Peoria Public Radio.