(KTVI)-- Two people are confirmed dead after two boats collided on Rend Lake, that is just south of Mount Vernon, Illinois.
The U.S. Army Corp of Engineers says 2 boats collided towards the center of the lake.
Franklin County Sheriff Don Jones says two boaters were airlifted to hospitals in St. Louis, one victim, a woman sustained major injuries.
Emergency crews are searching for a missing man from that boat.
Jones says three people were on the other boat. Two people had non-life threatening injuries.