According to Calhoun County Assistant Coroner Shane Adrian, the wreck occurred at the intersection of Church Street Southeast and Belmont Circle in Jacksonville at 7:46 p.m. He said the vehicle struck a tree.
Adrian said 40-year-old Randy Blake Pettus, Jr. and 33-year-old Amanda Rae Pinson were both pronounced dead on the scene at 8:17 p.m.
By 10 p.m., four patrol cars with Jacksonville police had the road blocked off in both directions. Jacksonville Fire and Rescue also responded to the scene.
According to Adrian, the cause of the crash is still under investigation by the Jacksonville Police Department.