MATTAWA, Wash. -

Two people were killed in a car-truck collision Wednesday night near Mattawa.

The Washington State Patrol says the two were in a car that became disabled in the intersection of Highway 240 and Highway 24, about 28 miles west of Richland.

The car was hit by a semi-truck and the two died at the scene. They've been identified as 32-year-old Claudio Nieves and 30-year-old Lizania Nievesdavila, both of Mattawa.

The truck driver was not hurt.