FALL RIVER (CBS) — Two men were killed Sunday morning in a single-car crash on Route 24, Massachusetts State Police said.

The crash happened around 1:35 a.m. just south of Exit 8A in Fall River.

State Police said the 2003 Mercury was travelling in the northbound lane when it went off the road and hit a tree.

They said a 36-year-old man and his 23-year-old passenger were taken to Charlton Hospital, where they were pronounced dead. They have not yet been identified.

Another 23-year-old passenger was taken to Rhode Island Hospital, but the extent of their injuries were not yet known.

The cause of the crash was not yet known.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030’s Kim Tunnicliffe Reports