2 Illinois men die as vehicle strikes semi Berrien Co.

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NEW BUFFALO, Mich. (AP) — Two young men from Illinois have died after their vehicle crashed into the rear of a parked semi-truck in southwestern Michigan.

The Berrien County sheriff’s department says the fatal crash occurred after the semi collided with another vehicle on westbound Interstate 94.

The semi was parked on the shoulder at the time of the second crash. The men who died were 20 years old. No Illinois hometowns were immediately released.

The crash occurred about 10 a.m. Saturday in New Buffalo Township.