OLNEY, Ill. (WFIE) - Authorities are investigating after a vehicle crashed into a bar in Olney, Illinois, killing two people Saturday.
According to the Richland County Sheriff’s Office, Illinois State Police, Richland County Sheriff’s Office and Olney Police responded to a single-vehicle crash into Deuce’s Wild Saloon just before 7:50 p.m.
Authorities say they found 69-year-old Judy Jourdan and 48-year-old Deann Richardson dead as a result of the crash.
Deputies say 60-year-old Michael Mattox was driving the vehicle and was taken into custody.
He is charged with two counts of first-degree murder. The investigation is ongoing.