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Curtis Owen and John Macklin killed in accident near Red Bud, Illinois

10:22 PM, Feb 15, 2012   |    comments
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Monroe County, IL (KSDK) - Two men were killed in a car accident Tuesday evening near Red Bud, Illinois.

Illinois State Police say 24-year-old Curtis Owen was driving a car at a high rate of speed south on Illinois 159, about 1 mile south of LL Road when his vehicle veered off to the west side of the roadway and struck a utility pole, and then a tree.

Owen and 28-year-old John Macklin, who was a passenger in the car, were killed in the accident.

A 21-year-old male and a 20-year-old female were also in the car and both were seriously injured.

The cause of the wreck is under investigation.

KSDK

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