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Two people are killed in a fatal accident in Modesto, California

(FOX40.COM) – Two people were killed after a fatal crash in Modesto on Sunday morning, according to Modesto police.

Around 1:30 a.m., MPD responded to a single-vehicle crash at South Carpenter Road and Hatch Road. Upon arrival, officers said they discovered both occupants of the vehicle, a 2008 Honda Accord, were deceased.


Officials said the vehicle was traveling northbound on South Carpenter Road when it first struck the island and signal light pole at the southeast corner of the intersection with Hatch Road. It then collided with the island and a signal light pole in the northeast corner, causing significant damage and fatal injuries to the driver and passenger.

Anyone who witnessed the crash is advised by police to contact Officer Justin Beverson of the Traffic Safety Unit at [email protected] or 209-572-9592.