An afternoon crash on Highway 4 and Marsh Creek Road in Discovery Bay resulted in two deaths.
The incident occurred at 1:35 pm after a tow truck and sedan collided in what is being described as a T-bone type collision where fire crews had to use hydraulic tools to extract the victims. The sedan was destroyed. The passenger in that vehicle was pounced dead on scene while the drive was flown to John Muir Trauma Center in Walnut Creek where they later passed due to major injuries from the crash.
The tow truck driver and passenger were unharmed in the incident.
According to the incident report, the two truck driver advised the sedan turned in front of him as he was traveling approximately 50 mph resulting in a tow truck colliding with the sedan on its passenger side.
Update (8:00 pm 05/05/2013)
Theodore Machado, 44, of French Camp and his 16-year-old daughter, Kianna Machado, of Rio Vista, died following the crash.
We will be updating this story tomorrow morning.