A 19 year old SIU college student from the West Side of Chicago has been killed in a downstate auto accident on Interstate 57, according to the Chicago Tribune. The crash occurred when the driver for the VH1 reality show “Rock of Love with Bret Michaels” allegedly fell asleep, crossed the highway median, and struck the student’s SUV.
A passenger in the SUV, who was also a 19 year old student at Southern Illinois, and a Belleville resident, was also killed in the crash. The Illinois State Police are handling the crash investigation. The driver for the TV show was reportedly ticketed for driving with a suspended license and other traffic violations.
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