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Two people are dead after a head-on collision

Tuesday afternoon in Jo Davies County.

Jo Davies County authorities say 71-year-old

Bob Haug of Elizabeth and 80-year-old

Richard Kirstein of Galena died at Midwest

Medical Center in Galena. The two men had been

taken there after the accident, for treatment of

injuries they sustained in the crash.

Also injured in the crash was 82-year-old

Clyde Laughlin of Galena. He was a passenger

Kirstein’s vehicle. Laughlin was also treated

at Midwest Medical Center.

Authorities say Haug was driving west on

Highway-20 near West Glen Hollow Road,

just before 1:00 pm Tuesday. That’s when

Haug’s vehicle crossed the center line and

collided head-on with Kirstein’s.

The crash remains under investigation.