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Three dead in Massac County crash, 2 children

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MASSAC CO. -- Three people died in a crash in Massac County on Thursday, including two young children.

It happened just before 6:30 a.m. when a Kia Soul ran off the road on U.S. 45.

The driver was originally traveling north, but overcorrected and collided held on with a Chrysler. A Chevrolet Traverse then rear-ended the Chrysler.

23-year-old Rachel E. Killian of Marion, a one-year-old and a three-year old all died as a result of injuries. All three victims were traveling in the Kia Soul. 

State police said lanes on the road were closed for three and a half hours for cleanup. 

The family has set a Go Fund Me page. You can click here to donate.

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