Two Waterloo residents died in a crash on Church Street in Laurens on Saturday night.

The victims – April Hughes Lewis, 49, and Tony Rudean Hall, 53 – were both riding a motorcycle that collided with a 2009 Honda, driven by Jose Reyes-Cruz, in the City of Laurens. They were transported to medical facilities where they later succumbed to their injuries.

While investigating the collision, officers determined that Reyes-Cruz was impaired. He was charged with two counts of felony Driving under the Influence, Resulting in Death, and one count of Driving without a License (first offense). Bond was denied, and he is awaiting trial at the Laurens County Detention Center.

Neither victim was wearing a helmet.

Any information on the accident should be directed to the Laurens Police Department. The investigation is ongoing.