2 dead in Palermo car crash

Two people have died in a two-car crash on State Route 3 in Palermo, the Oswego County Sheriff’s office said Thursday.

The crash occurred at about 8 a.m. today, Dec. 12. Deputies said a 1998 Buick occupied by three people was northbound on Route 3. The operator lost control of the vehicle and drove into the path of a southbound 2006 Chevrolet Trailblazer. The collision caused the deaths of two passengers of the Buick and injury to the operator.

The driver of the Chevrolet was treated and released at the scene. The driver of the Buick was transported to University Hospital in Syracuse for treatment. Names of all involved being held pending notifications of the families.

Members of teh state police, Palermo Fire Department, Mexico Fire Department and McFee and Menter ambulances assisted at the scene. The investigation is continuing.

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