MODESTO (CBS13) – Officers say two people were killed in a rollover crash on a Modesto street over the weekend.
The Modesto Police Department says, early Sunday morning, a 2004 Chevy Tahoe rolled over on East Briggsmore Avenue just east of Oakdale Road, next to a canal.READ MORE: Nelson, Sandra Fires In Butte County Fully Contained
Two people who were inside the SUV were ejected in the crash. They died at the scene, police say.
Investigators believe the SUV was heading eastbound on East Briggsmore from Oakdale Road when, for an unknown reason, the driver lost control and rolled over.READ MORE: Sacramento Metro Fire Ramps Up Fire Resources For Fourth Of July Weekend
On Monday, Modesto police identified the two people killed as 31-year-old Steven Ornelas and 25-year-old Oryan Ornelas – both residents of Ceres. Police say Steven and Oryan were cousins.
The crash remains under investigation.MORE NEWS: 'We're Sick Of The Number 22': Local Veterans Launch Nonprofit In Roseville To Help Other Veterans In Need