STOCKTON (CBS13) — Authorities say that five people are dead after a 2-vehicle crash east of Stockton Tuesday morning.

The crash scene is on eastbound Highway 4 near Van Allen Road.

California Highway Patrol says the five killed were all riding in the same van when they hit by a pickup truck.

Investigators say the van had been heading northbound Van Allen Road and was trying to cross State Route 4 when it was broadsided by a pickup truck heading eastbound.

Hwy 4 Deadly Crash

Investigators say this van was heading north on Van Allen Road and was trying to cross Hwy 4 when it was broadsided by a pickup truck. (CBS Sacramento)

Initially, four people were reported killed in the crash, but a little later it was announced that a fifth person had died.

Fog is believed to have been a contributing factor.

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