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Three People Killed In Accident Near Litchfield

Sat, 26 Oct 2013 07:42:41 CDT
(Litchfield)--Three people were killed in a fatal accident Friday morning on Interstate 55, south of Litchfield near the Macoupin County line. According to Illinois State Police, a vehicle driven by 26 year old Senad Hodzick of St. Louis was northbound on the interstate. Another vehicle, driven by 31 year old Alfredo McGee of Decatur, was sitting in the right hand lane of the interstate with his lights off. Hodzic struck the rear end of McGee's vehicle.

27 year old Alea Shannon, 8 year old Alfredo McGee, Jr., and 2 year old Armondo McGee were pronounced dead at the scene. 31 year old Alfredo McGee was taken to St. Francis Hospital, then airlifted to St. John's Hospital in Springfield for treatment of injuries. 6 year old Annastashia McGee, and 5 year old Alicea McGee were airlifted to Cardinal Glennon Children's Hosptial for treatment.

An investigation is ongoing.


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