Two Chicago residents were killed early Saturday after their vehicle hit a pole on the westbound lanes of the Eisenhower Expressway near the Austin neighborhood
About 3:20 a.m. Shevonsa Kearney, 41, and Latony Wilson, 39, were both ejected from their vehicle after it struck a guardrail and then a pole on Interstate 290 just east of Central Avenue, according to Illinois State Police. Both were pronounced dead at the scene.
The westbound lanes of I-290 were closed for about six hours.
Illinois State Police were investigating the cause of the crash.