Cousins die in fatal north St. Louis crash

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ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) - A pickup truck overturned on a residential street in north St. Louis. The crash killed two people. Family members say Marvin Moore, 22, and Tyrell Turner, 20, were cousins.

The accident happened near West Florissant and Goodfellow. The driver lost control and hit several parked cars.

Family members are searching for answers, “I knew he was dead, I knew he was. I loved them,” said Kimberly victim’s grandmother.

"They were some nice boys, they stayed in the house, they were raised up together,” said Turner.

Investigators say the crash happened around 5am Friday. Both Moore and Turner where pronounced dead on the scene. Their pick-up apparently lost control crossing the railroad tracks near Goodfellow. Roderick Ellis' car was totaled in the crash.

“Cars get hit every day, but to come out and see bodies, that’s not good. We can replace these cars, we just can’t replace the lives," said Ellis.

The accident-reconstruction team says the victims were speeding. Moore and Turner were ejected from the vehicle.

Their family claims police were following them. However, St. Louis City Police say there was no pursuit. The accident remains under investigation.

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