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GREENUP — A fatal crash south of Greenup Sunday afternoon around 1 p.m.  killed two people, according to police. 

Two vehicles were involved in the accident on Illinois 130 at Cumberland County Road 500 North located just south of Greenup, according to a report from the Illinois State Police. 

Jessica L. Shutts, 35 of Greenup, Illinois, and Anthony J. Scheiner, 30 of Paris, Illinois, were both pronounced dead at the scene.

The driver of the other vehicle, Tony M. Guffey, 60 of New Harmony, Indiana, was transported to Sarah Bush Lincoln Health System and later released.

According to the report from the Illinois State Police, Shutts lost control of her vehicle and crossed into the northbound lane. Then, Guffey’s car struck the passenger side of her vehicle. Both vehicles came to a stop in the ditch on the right side of the roadway.

Illinois State Police are investigating the accident and charges are pending the results.


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