Fatal car crash kills two on Highway 1

Two people were killed in a crash between a van and an SUV in Santa Cruz County Thursday morning, California Highway Patrol officers said.

The crash was reported at 7:41 a.m. on northbound state Highway 1 just south of Swanton Road.

Two of the four people in the vehicles were trapped, CHP officers said.

A Sig-alert was issued at 8:35 a.m. when Highway 1 was closed in both directions, according to Caltrans officials. One lane of the highway has since reopened, but Swanton Road is also closed.

No further information about the incident is immediately available.