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Two Killed Near Girard

Wed, 14 Aug 2013 09:55:58 CDT
A father and son were killed in a two vehicle crash Tuesday night east of Girard.

According to Macoupin County Coroner Brad Targhetta, 60 yearold Frank Maynerich and 19 year old Paul Maynerich of Virden were pronounced dead at the scene of an accident at the intersection of Ball Road and Farmersville Road.

The Macoupin County Sheriff‘s Office reports that 23 year old C. J. Call of Virden was driving a 2000 Ford pickup southbound on Ball Road when he reportedly failed to yield at the stop sign at Farmersville Road and the pickup struck a 2006 Chrysler that the Maynerichs were traveling in around 10:36pm.

C. J. Call reportedly sustained no serious injuries.

The Macoupin County Sheriff‘s Office is investigating the crash and charges are pending.


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