MOJAVE — Two people were killed in a head-on collision between a van and a sedan on Tehachapi-Williow Springs Road.
The Kern County sheriff-coroner identified them as Francisca Noemi Pineda, 62, of Mojave and Maria de Los Angeles Oliveros Gonzalez, 68, of Palmdale.
The two were among five passengers in a Honda Odyssey van, which reportedly made an unsafe turn shortly after 3 p.m. on Sept. 10, according to the California Highway Patrol, Mojave Office.
They both died at the scene of the accident, which was south of Aqueduct Road, according to the sheriff-coroner.
The van collided with a Hyundai Sonata sedan, which carried only the driver.
Other passengers in the van sustained less serious injuries, according to the CHP.
The investigation into this collision is ongoing.