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Two Dead After Man Drives Vehicle Into Olney Bar

Authorities are investigating after a vehicle crashed into an Olney, Illinois bar Saturday night killing two people.

Posted: Dec 27, 2020 8:50 PM
Updated: Dec 27, 2020 8:51 PM

Authorities are investigating after a vehicle crashed into an Olney, Illinois bar Saturday night killing two people.

Illinois State Police, the Richland County Sheriff's Office, and Olney Police responding to that single-vehicle crash into Deuce's Wild Saloon just before 7:50 p.m.

Deputies say 60-year-old Michael Mattox was driving the vehicle and was taken into custody.

He is charged with two counts of first-degree murder.

The investigation is ongoing at this time.

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