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Two people killed in Milan crash

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A local woman and man died from injuries they suffered in a wreck in Milan, Illinois.

The wreck was reported just before 1 a.m. Wednesday, November 27, 2013.

Police said a 23-year-old man from Andalusia was driving a Chevrolet pickup truck northbound in the 9500 block of 51st Street West, about a mile south of 78th Street, when he lost control going around a curve.  The truck slid into the ditch and struck a tree.

Police said the two passengers in the truck, a 22-year-old woman from Port Byron and a 24-year-old man from Taylor Ridge, died from injuries they suffered in the crash.

The driver was taken to an area hospital.  Police did not release the nature or severity of his injuries.