Two men dead after vehicle ran off road, struck tree

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MCHENRY COUNTY, Ill., (WIFR) -- Two men were pronounced dead following a single vehicle traffic crash in unincorporated Nunda Township.

At around 11:48pm, on September 16, 2017, a 2001 Ford Explorer was traveling southbound in the 1400 block of S. Lilly Lake Road when it ran off of the roadway and struck a tree, according to the investigation.

The driver, a 29-year-old male, was entrapped in the vehicle and pronounced dead at the scene. The rear sear passenger, a 33-year-old male, was ejected form the vehicle and pronounced dead at the scene. The front passenger, a 23-year-old man was transported to Centegra Hospital-McHenry for non-life threatening injuries.

All occupants of the Ford were from Crystal Lake.

The driver and front passenger had been wearing their seat belts. The rear passenger had not been wearing his seat belt. Airbags did deploy in the vehicle.

The cause of the crash is still undetermined.