The woman and man who died after a serious crash near Ballycastle, County Antrim, on Friday were Brigid Wilkinson and Owen McMullan.
Ms Wilkinson, 21, was from Ballycastle and Mr McMullan, 25, was from Armoy in County Antrim.
Two cars were involved in the collision on the Moyarget Road, which was reported just after 16:50 GMT.
PSNI Cons McKeever said that “sadly, both Brigid and Owen were pronounced dead at the scene.”
A female passenger was taken to hospital, where she remains receiving treatment.
The Moyarget Road has since reopened to traffic.
Police are appealing for anyone with information or dashcam footage to contact them.
SDLP Causeway Coast and Glens Borough councillor Margaret Anne McKillop said it was “heartbreaking news”.
“The local community here in Ballycastle are devastated. I know they will pull together and try to support the bereaved families as best they can,” she added.