COLLINSVILLE, Ill. ( Three people who were killed in a multi-vehicle crash on Interstate 55/70 eastbound at Illinois 157 Friday night were identified Monday.

According to a preliminary investigation, a white Ford Mustang driven by Kaylyn McLemore, of Collinsville, was traveling southbound Interstate 55 when it lost control and crossed into the northbound lanes, striking a gray Nissan Maxima.

The driver of the Maxima, Gary Metze, 59, of Troy, Illinois and his passenger, Robert Dean, 52, of Staunton, were pronounced dead at the scene.

The Madison County Coroner's Office said routine toxicology are pending.

The investigation is ongoing. 

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