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UPDATE, 12:15 p.m.:

URBANA — The Champaign County coroner identified the victims of Wednesday evening's crash as Rodney Young and Shawntez Young, both of Champaign.

Rodney Young, 37, was pronounced dead at the scene of the crash on Interstate 74 in Urbana after he was ejected from the vehicle, Coroner Duane Northrup said, and an autopsy is scheduled for this afternoon.

Shawntez Young, 46, was pronounced dead about three hours later at Carle Foundation Hospital "from multiple blunt force injuries he received during the crash," Northrup said.

The driver, Marazette Young, 46, and another passenger were also taken to Carle for serious injuries, state police said.


UPDATE, 11:20 a.m.:

URBANA — Illinois State Police say a crash that killed two men last night on Interstate 74 in Urbana remains under investigation.

Trooper Joseph Rush said four men were traveling west in an SUV near the Cunningham Avenue exit at 8:25 p.m. when the driver lost control of the vehicle for an unknown reason, went off the road to the right and overturned in a ditch.

Champaign County Coroner Duane Northrup said one of the four men was ejected from the vehicle and was pronounced dead at the scene.

The other three men in the SUV were taken to Carle Foundation Hospital in Urbana, where a second man died from his injuries.

The names of the two men who died have not yet been released.

Rush said it's unknown if the occupants of the SUV were wearing seat belts.

He said charges are pending the results of the investigation.


Original story, published 5:30 a.m.:

URBANA — Two men were killed in a rollover accident Wednesday night on Interstate 74 in Urbana.

Champaign County Coroner Duane Northrup said the accident occurred at around 8:25 p.m. in the westbound lanes of I-74 near the Cunningham Avenue exit.

Northrup said one of the four men in the vehicle was ejected during the crash and was pronounced dead at the scene. He said the other three were taken to Carle Foundation Hospital in Urbana.

Northrup said a second man died at the hospital. The names of the two victims have not yet been released.

The crash remains under investigation.