EAST MAHONING TOWNSHIP (KDKA) – An early Tuesday morning accident in Indiana County left two people dead.

According to the Indiana County Coroner’s Office, the accident happened on Route 403 in East Mahoning Township around 3 a.m.

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The male driver of the vehicle was partially ejected when the vehicle hit a tree. Both he and a female passenger were killed in the crash.

They have been identified as Curtis Kunkle, 49, of Marion Center, and Marie Komlosky, 36, also of Marion Center.

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Indiana County Coroner Michael Baker suspects that alcohol played a role in the crash, but toxicology tests are currently pending.

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