Authorities say a head-on collision near Murray killed two drivers.

The Cass County Sheriff's Office says the accident occurred around 5:30 a.m. Sunday on Highway 75. The office says a southbound car driven by 21-year-old Efrain Soto of Omaha crossed into oncoming traffic and struck a vehicle driven by 43-year-old Dion Higgins of Nebraska City.

Authorities say a head-on collision near Murray killed two drivers.

The Cass County Sheriff's Office says the accident occurred around 5:30 a.m. Sunday on Highway 75. The office says a southbound car driven by 21-year-old Efrain Soto of Omaha crossed into oncoming traffic and struck a vehicle driven by 43-year-old Dion Higgins of Nebraska City.

Both men were pronounced at the scene.

The accident and subsequent investigation forced the shutdown of the highway for seven hours.