ALEXANDER COUNTY, Ill. ( -- Two were killed, including a 1-year-old girl, and several others injured in a two-vehicle crash in Alexander County on Monday morning.

Police said a 30-year-old woman was driving with 50-year-old Lohoma Williams and two children ages 1 and 4 as passengers. The vehicle, a maroon 2006 Chevrolet Equinox, was driving northbound on Illinois Route 3 just south of Thebes Road in Alexander County, located in southern Illinois just east of Missouri.

At the same time, a 64-year-old man was driving a southbound near the same location. 

The woman entered the southbound lane of traffic, striking the left front of the Ford F150 driven by the man. The 30-year-old and 4-year-old were taken by helicopter to a hospital in St. Louis for their injuries. The man in the Ford truck was taken to an out of state hospital.

Williams was pronounced dead on the scene. The 1-year-old was taken to a hospital in Cape Girardeau, Missouri, where she was pronounced dead.

The investigation into the crash is ongoing.

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