Modesto car crash leaves 2 cousins ​​from Ceres dead, police say

Two cousins ​​from Ceres are dead after a car crashed into a center median in Modesto on Sunday morning, according to the Modesto Police Department. The crash happened around 1:20 am on East Briggsmore Avenue, just east of Oakdale Road, police said. Both men were then ejected from a 2004 Chevy Tahoe when it hit the center median and the vehicle also rolled over several times, authorities said.(Earlier coverage in video above.)On Monday, police identified the men as 31-year-old Steven Ornelas and 25-year-old Oryan Ornelas.”Our thoughts are with the Ornelas family as they deal with this tragedy,” police said. Anyone with information on the crash is asked to call Modesto Police Department. This is a developing story. Stay with KCRA 3 for the latest.

Two cousins ​​from Ceres are dead after a car crashed into a center median in Modesto on Sunday morning, according to the Modesto Police Department.

The crash happened around 1:20 am on East Briggsmore Avenue, just east of Oakdale Road, police said. Both men were then ejected from a 2004 Chevy Tahoe when it hit the center median and the vehicle also rolled over several times, authorities said.

(Earlier coverage in video above.)

On Monday, police identified the men as 31-year-old Steven Ornelas and 25-year-old Oryan Ornelas.

“Our thoughts are with the Ornelas family as they deal with this tragedy,” police said.

Anyone with information on the crash is asked to call Modesto Police Department.

This is a developing story. Stay with KCRA 3 for the latest.

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