Two people are dead as a result of a head-on collision east of Denair early Saturday morning.
Emergency crews responded to the crash on North Hickman Road, north of Monte Vista Avenue at about 1:20 a.m. and found a Ford Explorer and Ford Ranger with major front end damage, according to the California Highway Patrol.
Medical personnel attempted life-saving measures on both drivers but both died at the scene.
Investigators determined that the driver of the Explorer, 23-year-old Saul Jimenez-Preiado, of Cressey, was driving south on Hickman Road when he drifted into the northbound lane in which 52-year-old Jose Pereira, of Livingston, was traveling in the Ranger. The vehicles crashed head-on.
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The California Highway Patrol would not say whether drugs or alcohol was a factor in the collision.