MIDDLEBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) -- Police say a local man and a woman from Iowa have died in a car crash in southeastern Massachusetts.

Police say their vehicles struck head-on on Route 44 in Middleborough at about 1:30 p.m. Tuesday.

The drivers were identified as 64-year-old Dennis Canning of Middleborough and 30-year-old Kimberly Bebare of Ames, Iowa. Both died on impact.

Neither vehicle had any passengers, but a dog in Bebare’s car survived and is in the care of the town’s animal control officer.

Police say the cause remains under investigation.