2 Steger men killed in Illinois Route 394 crash in south suburban Crete: Illinois State Police

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Monday, March 21, 2022
2 killed in Will County crash: ISP
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Police did not immediately provide information about how the crash occurred but said the two people were in one car and died on the scene.

CRETE TOWNSHIP, Ill. (WLS) -- Two young men from Steger were killed in a single-vehicle crash early Monday morning in Will County, Illinois State Police said.

The crash occurred just before 3:55 a.m. on northbound Illinois Route 394, north of Goodenow Road, in Crete Township, according to ISP.

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Illinois State Police said Robert A. Costello, 22, and Hunter R. Conner, 24, were killed when the 2000 Ford Explorer they were riding in veered off the road and struck a light pole before flipping over into the ditch.

Both occupants were pronounced dead on the scene, state police said.

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Just after 4:30 a.m., the northbound lanes of IL-394, north of Goodenow, were closed for the crash investigation. They were expected to remain closed until about 10 a.m.

State police have not yet said what caused the deadly crash.