Two people have died after a head-on crash in North Highlands on Christmas Eve, authorities say.

The crash happened a little before 1 p.m. along Roseville Road, just south of Oakhollow Drive.

California Highway Patrol says a sedan was heading northbound on Roseville Road when, for an unknown reason, it went into the southbound lanes and crashed head-on into a pickup truck.

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Officers say the right front passenger and right rear passenger in the sedan were pronounced dead at the scene.

The driver of the sedan also suffered major injuries, officers say; the pickup truck driver suffered minor injuries.

What led up to the crash is under investigation.

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