Two men killed in single-vehicle crash on I-57

WILLIAMSON COUNTY — Two men lost their lives in a one-vehicle crash on Interstate 57 in Williamson County early Sunday morning.

According to Illinois State Police, 52-year-old John K. Savitz of Goreville and his passenger, 34-year-old Wesley J. Savitz of Carbondale, were going north on I-57 just north of mile marker 49 around 1:50 a.m. when John Savitz lost control of his car, crossed the median and overturned several times. The car finally came to rest on its roof in the center median on I-57.

Williamson County Coroner Michael “Junior” Burke pronounced both men dead on scene from injuries they received.