BANNING — The Riverside County coroner’s office has identified two men who were killed in a two-vehicle crash in Banning that also seriously injured two others.
Christopher Saldana, 24, of Banning and James Darnell, 75, of Cabazon died in a collision that was reported at about 8:35 p.m. Friday.
The wreck occurred near the Ramsey Street on-ramp to the 10 Freeway and Banning Municipal Airport, according to the Cal Fire/Riverside County Fire Department.
Firefighters freed the victims using hydraulic tools, but Saldana and Darnell were pronounced dead at the scene.
Two others were taken to a hospital with serious injuries, fire officials said.
The cause of the crash was under investigation.