SR 347 memorial

A memorial has been set up near the site where two people died in a single-vehicle crash on State Route 347 in Maricopa.

MARICOPA — Two people died in an early morning, single-vehicle crash on State Route 347 Monday.

According to witnesses as told to the Maricopa Police Department, shortly after midnight a vehicle with four occupants traveling north on SR 347 lost control after accelerating near the intersection of Farrell Road.

As a result, the vehicle crashed into a traffic control pole, and the driver and front seat passenger were killed on impact.

The two other passengers were transported by ambulance to Chandler Regional Medical Center with life-threatening injuries.

Police have not yet identified anybody involved.