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A 95-year-old and 92-year-old husband and wife from Morrisonville were both killed in a vehicle crash that took place at 500E and 500N in Christian County at 1:03 PM on Tuesday. 95-year-old Carl Adden of Morrisonville was traveling north in a DTS Cadillac on Christian County 500E approaching the 500N intersection when he failed to stop at the stop sign. 

 

25-year-old Michael Lockwood of Athens, Illinois who was driving a truck tractor semi-trailer struck their vehicle ejecting Mr. Adden. He was pronounced deceased on the scene by the Christian County Coroner. His passenger, 92-year-old Isabelle Adden was airlifted to an area hospital where she succumbed to her injuries around 10:29 PM. 

 

The Sangamon County Coroner Jim Allmon and the Christian County Coroner Amy Winans confirmed the deaths and the crash is still under investigation by the Christian County Coroner, Sangamon County Coroner, and the Illinois State Police. 

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