POLK COUNTY, Fla. -- A four-door Sedan carrying two passengers pulled out in front of another car on Highway 17 in South Bartow, resulting in a serious crash on Saturday around 9:15 a.m.

The driver and passenger of the second vehicle were sent to Lakeland Regional Medical Center for minor injuries.

The two passengers of the Sedan were pronounced dead at the scene of the crash.

The investigation into the cause of the crash continues and the names of the passengers have not been released.