A 22-year-old Highland man was one of two people who were killed in a single vehicle crash early Sunday in Montgomery County, according to the Illinois State Police.
William Brennan was the passenger in a 2003 Chevy Impala that was headed northbound on Illinois 127 just south of Taylor Springs shortly before 2 a.m. Sunday when the car veered across the southbound lanes, left the road and struck a tree.
Brennan was pronounced dead at the scene. Shayla Williams, 18, of Hillsboro, was driving the car.
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She was transported to Hillsboro Area Hospital but also died, according to authorities.
The State Police traffic crash reconstruction team is investigating the crash, an official said.