LAKELAND, Fla. — Two people are dead after their cars collided head-on Wednesday afternoon in east Lakeland, Polk County sheriff's deputies said.

The crash happened at about 4:30 p.m. on State Road 542/East Main Street just east of Reynolds Road.

Deputies said 64-year-old Delbert Kendall of Polk City was driving a Ford Focus east on East Main Street when, for unknown reasons, the car crossed the center line into the path of a westbound Subaru Forester driven by 40-year-old Case Hurst of Winter Haven.

Deputies said the drivers of both vehicles were killed and were the only occupants of the cars. 

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