(KMOV)-- Two people were killed in a single vehicle accident on Sunday in Granite City .
Authorities said the accident occurred when the vehicle left the road way in the 3300 block of State Route 162. The vehicle was traveling at a high rate of speed when the accident took place.
Both the driver and passenger were ejected from the vehicle.
The driver, 25-year-old Craig Bridgeman, was pronounced dead at the scene. Alexander Biver, 23, was transported to Gateway Regional Medical Center and was pronounced dead a short time after arriving at the hospital.