Yesterday, a mid-afternoon head-on collision proved fatal for one driver in the Town of New Berlin according to New York State Police at Norwich. The two-car accident happened on State Highway 8 after a vehicle traveling northbound on route 8 crossed into the other lane and crashed head-on into another vehicle, killing the driver of the vehicle in the southbound lane. The driver who crossed into the other lane was transported to Saint Elizabeth Medical Center in Utica by Sherburne EMS. There were no passengers in either vehicle.

Police have not released the identities of either driver at this time and the investigation is on-going.