SWEETWATER, Texas -

Two people are dead following a Friday night crash near Sweetwater. 

According to the Department of Public Safety, 54-year-old David Tuck was speeding down Highway 70 with a trailer in tow when he lost control on a curve about 4.4. miles south of Sweetwater.

The car left the roadway, crashed through a guardrail and overturned. He died at a local hospital; however, his passenger, 55-year-old Brenda Tuck, was pronounced dead at the scene.