Kankakee, IL – Two Residents Killed in Head-On Crash on Route 17

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Kankakee, IL – A head-on collision on Illinois State Route 17 claimed the lives of two Kankakee County residents Monday night.

The Kankakee County Coroner’s Office reported that the crash occurred at 9:10 p.m. near 4500 East. A westbound Mitsubishi Mirage driven by Jose L. Gaytan Gonzalez, 60, of Kankakee, Illinois, was traveling in the wrong direction when it collided with an eastbound Ford Fiesta driven by Andrew R. Koster, 28, of St. Anne, Illinois. 

Both drivers were pronounced dead at the scene. A juvenile passenger in the Ford Fiesta was treated and released from a local hospital. Autopsies are scheduled for Tuesday. The incident remains under investigation by the Kankakee County Coroner’s Office and Illinois State Police Troop 5.

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