Police are investigating a fatal crash which claimed the lives of two people this afternoon in the State's South East.
At 12.45pm on Tuesday 12 March, police and emergency services were called to Lucindale Road approximately 25 km west of Naracoorte after a van and SUV collided.
The crash sparked a fire which incinerated both vehicles.
Sadly two people travelling in the SUV, a 60-year-old man and a 49-year-old woman, both from Kingston SE, died at the scene.
The driver of van, a 35-year-old man from Naracoorte was taken to the local Naracoorte Hospital with non-life threatening injuries.
Lucindale Road was closed to all traffic while Major Crash investigators examined the crash site and vehicles.
The two deaths being the State's road to 24 compared to 15 at the same time last year.