Two young people are dead after a two-vehicle crash in eastern Ontario.

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Both vehicles landed off the road in the ditch. (CBC)

Nadia Lafrance, 19 years old, and her sister, Sophie Lafrance, 17, of St. Isidore, died when their car hit a pickup truck head-on at about 6:20 p.m.

The incident occurred near the intersection of Concession Road 19 and Saint Rose Road in La Nation, Ontario, about 70 kilometres south-east of Ottawa.

Both vehicles landed off the road in the ditch.

The young women died at the scene and the occupants of the van suffered minor injuries.

The collision is under investigation by the Ontario Provincial Police. Charges are not expected.