Two people are dead after a crash Tuesday on Oaklane Road, near the Mechicsburg Blacktop.
Coroner Cinda Edwards says 57-year-old Patrick Pletz of Springfield died when his car crossed the center line and struck an oncoming vehicle head-on. A passenger in the car that was hit, 76-year-old Barbara Pope of Springfield, also died. Edwards says both died of injuries suffered in the crash.
The Sangamon County Sheriff’s Office says the wreck remains under investigation.