MASON CITY, Iowa — Authorities have released the names of two people killed when their vehicle crashed during a police chase in Mason City.

The Iowa State Patrol identified the driver as Jerrick Rinnels and his passenger as Jessica Herker. Both lived in Mason City.

The patrol says the incident began a little before 1 p.m. Thursday as a traffic stop that led to the short chase. Patrol Sgt. Dana Knutson says the vehicle went out of hit a tree and rolled.