2 dead, 2 in critical condition after Lawrence crash

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LAWRENCE, Ind. (WISH) — Two men are dead after a crash in Lawrence early Sunday morning.

It happened around 3 a.m. in the 7800 block of 46th Street near Franklin Road where officials said the two vehicles struck each other head on.

Both drivers were pronounced dead on scene. They have since been identified as 40-year-old Jimmy Brown, Jr. and 29-year-old Blair Edmonds. Both died from multiple blunt force trauma, per the Marion County Coroner’s Office.

Two passengers, one from each car, were taken to the hospital in critical condition.

The cause of the crash is still undetermined, but police believe alcohol and speed were factors.