Two people die in crash on SW Martin Downs Blvd. in Martin County

Two people were killed Sunday morning after a crash on SW Martin Downs Boulevard near SW Martin Highway, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.

At about 6:50 a.m., a 2013 Ford F-350 truck driven by Carlos Michael Pedrera-Crespo, 31, of Hialeah, Fla., was traveling westbound on Martin Highway in Martin County.

A 2010 Toyota Prius driven by James S. Duck,82, of Port St. Lucie was traveling southbound on Martin Downs Boulevard and entered the intersection of Martin Highway on a green traffic signal, according to FHP.

Duck's Prius was struck in the left side by the front of the truck. 

Both Duck and his passenger, Denise L. Duck,75, were pronounced dead at the scene.

The cause of the crash remains under investigation.

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