Two people died and one person suffered major injuries Thursday in a head-on traffic collision in Merced County.
The California Highway Patrol said the crash happened at 5:30 a.m. on Santa Fe Drive, near East Avenue, just south of Denair.
A woman and a male passenger were pronounced dead at the scene. A third man suffered major injuries. All three victims were believed to be in their 30s. They were traveling in a 2004 Chevrolet van that was struck head-on by a 2008 Ford Crown Victoria driven by 43-year-old Charlie Everitt of Sacramento, Officer Eric Zuniga said.
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