2 die in wrong-way Wauconda crash

Two men in their 20s died after crashing a minivan head-on with a delivery truck early Thursday in north suburban Wauconda.

A Honda Odyssey was southbound in the northbound lanes of Route 12 about 2:15 a.m. when it struck the truck near Route 59, Wauconda police said in a statement.

The driver, 24-year-old Montana Brown of Gurnee, and the passenger, 25-year-old Kyle DeKruif of Island Lake, both died at the scene, according to Lake County Coroner Howard Cooper.

Preliminary autopsy results show they died of injuries from the crash, Cooper said. Toxicology results are pending.

The 23-year-old male driver of the truck was treated at Condell Medical Center in Libertyville, police said.

An investigation into the crash in ongoing, police said.