UPDATE: The two people who died in a head-on crash on Tuesday night have been identified.

According to Rock Island County Coroner Brian Gustafson, Terrence McClay, 35, of Aledo and Dennis Swinford Jr., 35, of Sherrard were both pronounced dead in the 13500 block of U.S. Highway 67.

Autopsies are tentatively set for Thursday. 


Two people are dead and four more seriously injured after a head-on crash Tuesday night.

It happened off of U.S. Highway 67 near Castle Junction in Rock Island County.

A northbound vehicle crossed into the southbound lane, striking another vehicle head-on. 

Both of those drivers were pronounced dead at the scene.

Three other vehicles were involved in the crash and four other people were taken to the hospital with serious injuries.

The names and ages of those involved are not being released at this time, pending family notification.

We will bring you more on this story as it develops.