BYRON -- A father and daughter have been identified as the two people killed in a two-vehicle crash Saturday afternoon on Highway 4, according to the Contra Costa County Coroner's office.

Theodore Machado, 44, of French Camp and his 16-year-old daughter, Kianna Machado, of Rio Vista, died following the 1:35 p.m crash, a coroner's spokesman said Sunday.

According to the coroner and the California Highway Patrol, Machado was driving a blue Subaru sedan when it T-boned a tow truck then collided with a tree near Marsh Creek Road.

Kianna Machado was pronounced dead at the scene and her father was taken to a local hospital where he later died, the coroner said.

What caused the accident was not immediately known.

The crash remained under investigation on Sunday/

Contact Natalie Neysa Alund at 510-293-2469. Follow her at Twitter.com/nataliealund.



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