LAS VEGAS (AP/CBS13) — Nevada officials have identified two California residents killed in a head-on crash on a highway in rural Nye County Wednesday.

The Nevada Highway Patrol said the driver of a Subaru Forester, Scherrie Peterson, 59, of Sacramento, and passenger Lopez A. Lopez Preciado, 56, of Truckee, died when their vehicle heading south on U.S. 95 crossed into the path of a northbound Ford F450 pickup.

The driver of the pickup was not publicly identified, but was taken to Desert View Hospital in Pahrump with injuries that were not believed to be life-threatening, Trooper Ashlee Wellman said.

The cause of the crash remained under investigation, NHP said.