Two individuals were killed in an accident on Interstate 70 in Fayette County on Tuesday evening. The accident occurred at 6:20 pm on Tuesday on I-70 eastbound, at mile marker 75—which is one mile west of St. Elmo. Illinois State Police reports say a vehicle driven by 36 year old Michelle C. Davis of Allentown, Pennsylvania was traveling east on Interstate 70. A semi-trailer operated by 51 year old Jerry L. Brown of Atlanta, Georgia was parked on the right shoulder of the interstate. State Police say that Davis drove completely onto the shoulder at a high rate of speed and struck the rear of Brown’s semi-trailer. Both Michelle C. Davis and a passenger, 30 year old Aerial F. McLean of Silver Springs, Maryland, were pronounced dead at the scene. Jerry L. Brown was transported to St. Anthony’s Hospital in Effingham for treatment.