UPDATED: January 22, 2019  1:55 PM

COLLIN COUNTY, Texas (CBSDFW.COM) – A driver and passenger were killed in a single-vehicle crash on State Highway 121 near Anna, northeast of McKinney Monday night.

The Department of Public Safety said preliminary information indicates a Chevrolet Camaro was traveling north on SH 121 north of Anna when the driver lost control.

Witnesses said the Camaro was in a passing zone and was passing another vehicle.

That’s when the driver of the Camaro lost control, went off the road and struck a tree around 7:30 p.m.

Both the driver and passenger died at the scene.

SH 121 deadly crash (CBS 11)

The crash remains under investigation.

The highway was shut down to all traffic for hours.

On Tuesday the victims were identified as driver Chris Perkins, 34, of Whitewright.  The passenger has been identified as Kylan Krick, 8, from Whitewright.