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UPDATE: 2 people dead in rural Tazewell County two-vehicle accident

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MANITO, Ill. (WEEK) -- -

UPDATE: Police confirm two people have died in head-on collision accident on the Manito blacktop. The two vehicles were headed in different directions when one crossed the center line. It is unclear which vehicle cross the line.

The Tazewell County Coroner is on the scene. 


Two people are reportedly still in an overturned vehicle after an accident Wednesday afternoon in rural Tazewell County. 

Police reported to the scene of a two car accident in Tazewell County on the Manito blacktop near Spring Lake School around 1:45 p.m. One person from one of the vehicles involved was taken to OSF Saint Francis Medical Center. Injuries are currently unknown.

Police are still on the scene as of 4 p.m. Authorities are rerouting traffic down Bass Road. 

This story will be updated. 

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