Head on collision with semi leaves 2 dead

GIBSON CITY, Ill. - Two people are dead following a crash on Route 9 near Gibson City in Ford County.

Troopers say 21 year old Kelsey Bridgwater of Saybrook lost control of her car Thursday and hit a semi-truck head on.

Bridgwater and her passenger, 24 year old Jesse Charly Jeannine of Jacksonville, Florida, were pronounced dead at the scene.

State police have not confirmed whether or not the crash was weather related or the condition of the truck driver.


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