CHICAGO (CBS) — Three people from central Illinois were killed in a fiery crash early Wednesday morning in central Kansas.
According to the Kansas Highway Patrol, a 2007 Chevy Silverado was headed west on Interstate 70 in Ellsworth County around 1 a.m. Wednesday, when it rear-ended a 2019 Volvo semi-trailer truck, and then spun off into a ditch and caught fire.READ MORE: Indiana State Trooper Helps Rescue Abandoned Dog Running Through Traffic On I-65
The driver of the Chevy, 32-year-old Reginald Miller, and two passengers, 20-year-old Darrin Stultzman and 16-year-old Matthew Lynn Herschberger, were pronounced dead. Miller and Stultzman lived in the village of Arthur, Illinois; and Herschberger lived in the city of Arcola, Illinois.READ MORE: 14-Year-Old Charged In West Garfield Park Carjacking
Police said it was unclear if any of the people in the car was wearing a seatbelt.MORE NEWS: Pickpockets Travel More Than 1,000 Miles To Steal Phones At Lollapalooza, But Some Victims Got Their Phones Back
The truck driver was injured in the crash and was taken to a nearby hospital, but his passenger was not hurt, according to police. passenger in the truck were not injured.