3 people killed in head-on collision in upstate New York

SHELBY, N.Y. (AP) — A head-on collision on an upstate New York highway has left three people dead.

State police say a U-Haul van was heading south on Route 63 when it crossed the center line hitting an oncoming pickup truck in Shelby at about 11:30 a.m. Saturday.

Both vehicles left the roadway and caught on fire.

The van’s driver has been identified as 80-year-old Charles Stevens, of Black River. The passenger was 57-year-old Jeffrey Johnson, of Carthage.

Both were pronounced dead at the scene.

The driver of the pickup truck has not been identified.

The crash remains under investigation.

Associated Press

Associated Press

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