GREENUP (JG-TC) -- A driver and passenger in one vehicle were both killed in an accident involving two pickup trucks south of Greenup Sunday afternoon.
Jessica L. Shutts, 35, of Greenup and Anthony J. Scheiner, 30, of Paris were pronounced dead at the scene of the accident, according to a news release from Illinois State Police.
The news release said the accident took place just after 1 p.m. Sunday on Illinois Route 130 at Cumberland County Road 500N south of Greenup.
It said Shutts was driving southbound and lost control of her pickup truck and it crossed into the northbound lane.
It was then struck in the passenger side by the northbound pickup truck driving by Tony M. Guffey, 60, of New Harmony, Ind., causing both trucks to leave the road and come to rest in a ditch.
Guffey was taken to Sarah Bush Lincoln Health Center for treatment and was later released, the news release said. It said the accident is still under investigation.