2 dead in Eisenhower Expressway crash

The crash happened Saturday morning in the westbound lanes.

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Both passengers were pronounced dead at the scene of an I-290 crash on June 18.

Both passengers were pronounced dead at the scene of an I-290 crash on June 18.

Sun-Times file

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.

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