A head-on collision caused two fatalities Tuesday in Lafayette County.

According to the Highway Patrol 61 year old Shalah McGinnis crossed over the centerline and hit a vehicle driven by 18 year old Phillip Randle.

The crash occurred on Route O just north of Watershed Road.

McGinnis and a passenger in the Randle vehicle, 57 year old Phyllis Slaughter, were killed.

Randle was taken to Centerpoint Hospital with serious injuries.