Two killed in crash at County Road 42 and Newton

Update: The two people killed in the crash have been identified by the Hennepin County Medical Examiner. They are Tayler Nicole Garza, 22, of River Falls, Wisconsin, and Dalton Lee Ford, 22, of Prescott, Wisconsin. Both died of multiple blunt-force injuries, the medical examiner said.

Burnsville police gave this explanation of the crash in an April 9 tweet:

"We believe two vehicles were racing eastbound on CR 42. Another vehicle turned from westbound to go south on Newton Ave and was struck by one of the racing vehicles. We continue to investigate but have nothing further at this time."

Two people were killed Sunday morning in a crash at County Road 42 and Newton Avenue, police reported.

The victims were a man and a woman, both 22, Burnsville police tweeted. A boy and girl, both 17, were injured and taken to Hennepin County Medical Center.

The deceased were in a red Honda CR-V that was making a left turn from westbound County Road 42, according to police Capt. Matt Smith. The other vehicle, a white Chrysler 200, was eastbound on 42, he said.

County Road 42 was closed Sunday at Newton Avenue as police and the State Patrol investigated, police said.

As of Monday morning, the names of the people killed had not been released by the Hennepin County medical examiner.

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