MONMOUTH, ILL. -- Two residents of Cedar Falls were killed Wednesday in a car accident in Illinois.

The deceased were identified as Thoburn Thompson, 86, of 5006 Sage Road, Cedar Falls, and his wife, Miriam Temple, 84. She was the driver of the vehicle and died at the scene. Thompson died later at a hospital.

According to the Office of the Coroner, Peoria County, Ill., the two were traveling west on Illinois Highway 94 and stopped at a stop sign at the intersection of Highway 135.

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Their car proceeded into the intersection and was struck in the driver's side by another car. The driver of that vehicle and his condition were not immediately available.

The accident remains under investigation.

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