SYRACUSE–(KFOR Mar. 30)–Two women from Florida were killed after a semi slammed into the back of their stopped SUV on Highway 2 east of Syracuse on Saturday.

In a press release, the Otoe County Sheriff’s Office says the crash happened just before 12:30 p.m. at the intersection with County Road 36. The SUV was stopped in the westbound lanes for a “road obstruction.” A westbound semi then slammed into the back of the vehicle. Authorities say a 61-year-old and a 54-year-old were pronounced dead at the scene shortly after the collision.

The driver of the semi was not injured.

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