(Holyoke, MA) — Two 23-year-olds are dead after a hit-and-run crash at the corner of Beech and Dwight streets in Holyoke. Moira Murphy and Brian Callahan of Holyoke were killed when their Honda Civic was hit by a Cadillac around 2 a.m. Sunday. Two suspects fled the scene but were later found by police. Twenty-one-year-old Jonathan Lopez of Springfield will be arraigned this morning for vehicular homicide, failure to stop for a red light, and leaving the scene of an accident. Honda passengers Tim Beaudry and Ryan Kelly were injured and are in stable condition at Baystate.
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