Two Dead, One Injured in Route 48 Traffic Accident

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DECATUR – The Macon County Sheriff's Department says two male Macon County residents are deceased as a result of an accident on Route 48 and Cundiff Road.

Officers were dispatched to the scene at 11:41 PM on Saturday, June 20. The accident involved two motorcycles and a taxi. Two male Macon County residents were declared deceased. A third was treated and released at a local hospital.

The Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) closed Route 48 at the point of the accident while members of the Macon County Sheriff's Department Fatal Accident Investigation Team and the Decatur Police Department Fatal Accident Investigation Team conducted their investigation. Members of the Argenta-Oreana Fire Department also assisted at the scene.

More details will be released as they become available.

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