Police: 2 dead after motorcycle and van collide in Cocoa Beach

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A motorcyclist and a van driver were both killed on Wednesday during a tragic crash. 

Cocoa Beach police say it happened at the intersection of S. Orlando Ave. and S. 2nd St. around 10:30 p.m.

According to police, the motorcyclist, identified as 26-year-old David Johnson, was traveling southbound on S. Orlando Ave. when he collided with a van driven by William Lapierre, 59, that was traveling eastbound.

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"Both Johnson and Lapierre were pronounced dead at the scene," police said.

Investigators are working to determine the cause of the crash. This investigation remains ongoing.