Two Killed in Preston Heights Crash, Investigation Underway


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JOLIET, IL – Two people from Joliet were killed following a crash in Preston Heights Tuesday. 

The Will County Coroner’s Office reported the deaths of Elbert Washington, 80, and Michelle Weithers, 61, Wednesday afternoon following a collision on IL 53 and Louis Road. 

The Illinois State Police is investigating the incident. Further details are expected following the police, autopsy, and toxicology reports.


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