Highway in Illinois has a small airplane crash on it.

A tragic story is coming in from central Illinois.

According to nbcchicago.com,

"Three people were killed when a small plane crashed along Interstate 55 in central Illinois, sending plumes of smoke into the sky and shutting down part of the roadway. According to Illinois State Police, the airplane crashed around 8:49 a.m. on I-55 at milepost 126 in Lincoln. The plane became fully engulfed upon impact in the middle of the interstate."

Thoughts and prayers to the family and friends of those involved in this sad incident.

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