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Funeral Services Set for I-55 Crash Victims
Funeral Services Set for I-55 Crash Victims

Three people killed in a crash on I-55 are being laid to rest this week.

Alea Shannon and her two young sons died after a van hit their car from behind near Litchfield on October 25.  Police say the driver of the car was drunk and had either come to a complete stop or slowed down drastically in the roadway.

Shannon and her children will be remembered during a 10:00 a.m. visitation at New Life Community Church in East St. Louis this Friday.  The funeral will follow at Noon.