An accident involving a car and a semi truck hauling pigs in front of Grand Falls Casino in Larchwood, Iowa has left two people dead Thursday evening.

Witnesses say the accident happened shortly before 6:00pm when the car pulled out of the parking lot of the casino and was struck by the tractor trailer.

The deceased have been identified as Charles J. Rice and Kristin Ann Loudermilk of Sioux Falls. The truck driver, Randy Gergen from Iowa was not injured.