PLAINFIELD - Police say two people were killed in a car crash in Plainfield Saturday morning.

The crash happened around 6 a.m. along East Second Street at Emerson Avenue.

Witnesses say the driver lost control of the car and slammed into a tree, causing the vehicle to burst into flames.

Police say both people inside the car were pronounced dead at the scene. Their identities have not yet been released.

Officials say speed may have been a factor. The cause of the crash remains under investigation.