Two people dead after being hit by two vehicles

Victims walking across eastside street when accident happened

Published On: Mar 17 2013 09:28:12 AM CDT

Two people are dead after two vehicles ran them down on the eastside.

Police say the man and woman walked in the middle of E. Commerce St. at Olive around 10:30 Saturday night when a truck hit them.

Moments later, a taxi traveling in the opposite direction also hit the two victims.

Police say the man flipped over the taxi and was pronounced dead at the scene.

The woman later died on the way to the hospital.

The names of the victims had not been released.