Two dead after Tuesday night Chicopee crash

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CHICOPEE, Mass. (WLNE)- Two people have died as a result of a two car crash in Chicopee on Tuesday night.

Tiana Vega, 20, and John Burkott, 28, both of Springfield, died as a result of the crash.

Police say that both drivers passed a car driving in the middle lane and then moved back. Vega went to shift back into the left lane and lost control of her car and crashed into Burkott.

The crash caused both cars to veer off the highway and into the wooded tree line.

Vega crashed into at least two trees, Burkott struck just one.

Both were determined to be dead at the scene of the crash.

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