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Two Men Killed in Freak Bus Accident

Victims stood up, hit heads on overpass

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    Two Men Killed in Freak Bus Accident
    Justin Sleezer, 22, of Yorkville died of traumatic head injuries.

    A Saturday night celebration turned deadly when two men on the upper level of a double-decker bus hit their heads on an overpass and were killed.

    It happened just after 2 a.m. under the I-57 overpass on Route 16 in Mattoon, IL.

    Justin Sleezer, 22, of Yorkville and Cameron Chana, 22, of Clarendon Hills both died at local hospitals after suffering from traumatic head injuries.

    Police say both men stood up on the bus just prior to passing under the overpass and struck their heads as the bus passed under.

    Two Local Men Killed in Freak Bus Accident

    [CHI] Two Local Men Killed in Freak Bus Accident
    Two twenty-two-year-olds were killed on the top of a double decker bus when they stood up while the bus passed under an overpass. The two men were on an outing with Eastern Illinois University fraternities.
    (Published Tuesday, July 28, 2009)

    The men were reportedly coming back from an Eastern Illinois University fraternity social outing at an area lake.

    The incident is under investigation by local police and the coroner's office.