Single-vehicle wreck in Western Illinois leaves 3 dead, 1 hospitalized

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MACOMB - According to Illinois State Police, three people died in a single-vehicle crash in Western Illinois early on Thursday.

Police say a Jeep went off the right side of the road, traveled more than 220 feel through a ditch, and hit a tree and an embankment.  The driver, 21-year-old Gabrielle Yocum, Cedric Huffman, 23, and Cassie Robert, 21, died in the wreck.  The other passenger, Justin Beer, 23, was hospitalized, but his condition wasn't immediately known.

Illinois State Police say all four wore seat belts at the time of the wreck, and that the incident remains under investigation.
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