STRATFORD - The state medical examiner's office says the Stratford sisters who were trapped in a burning car on the Merritt Parkway over the weekend died of smoke inhalation.

Friends say Tiffany and Chantel Osorio were driving home from Manhattan early Saturday morning.

Police say their car crossed two lanes of traffic, hit a tree and burst into flames.

The cause of the crash is still being investigated.

Police tentatively ID sisters killed in Merritt crash 2 dead in car fire on Merritt Parkway