Two dead after crash near Minnesota State Fair entrance

Two people are dead after a two-vehicle head-on crash in St. Paul early Tuesday around 3 a.m.

St. Paul police identified the victims as David Hall, 55, of St. Paul and Por Vang, 57, also from St. Paul.

Police said the crash happened on Snelling Ave. north of Midway Parkway near the entrance to the State Fairgrounds.

According to a witness, Hall was heading northbound on Snelling. Hall came up quickly behind the witness, tried to go around him, swerved into the southbound lane and collided head-on with Vang. Both were declared dead at the scene. Authorities are still investigating.

The road has since reopened to traffic.