GILMAN TOWNSHIP - Two motorcycle drivers have been killed in a head on collision.

The Benton County Sheriff's Department says the incident happened about 5:00 p.m. yesterday (Thursday) on County Road 4 and County Road 61 in Gilman Township.

Witnesses say one of the motorcycles, driven by  52-year-old Patrick Ogg of Foley, was trying to pass another vehicle when it crashed into the oncoming motorcycle.  The second bike was driven by 61-year-old Larry Sorenson of West Union.

The crash remains under investigation.