A Fatal Crash Occurred Sunday Afternoon South of Greenup

A fatal crash occurred Sunday afternoon on Illinois 130 just south of Greenup. The names have been released by the Illinois State Police.

Preliminary reports say 35 year old, Jessica L. Shutts of Greenup, was southbound on IL route 130 at Cumberland when she lost control of her vehicle and crossed into the northbound lane where 60 year old Tony M. Guffey of New Harmony, Indiana was driving.

The front end of the Guffey vehicle struck the passenger side of the Shutts vehicle and both vehicles left the road way and came to rest in a ditch. Both Shutts and her passenger 30 year old Anthony J. Scheiner of Paris, Illinois were pronounced dead at the scene.

Guffey was transported to Sara Busch Hospital and later released.

The investigation is ongoing and charges are pending.