UNION – Two people are dead following a head on crash in the town of Union.
Knox County Deputies said they responded to the collision on Route 17, east of Shepard Hill, just before 5 p.m. on Wednesday.
Sherry Cloutier, 52, of Augusta and Angela Knight-Boege, 49, of Warren were pronounced dead at the scene.
Police stated Cloutier was driving west on Route 17 when her car crossed the center line and hit Knight-Boege’s car which was heading in the opposite direction.
There were no other passengers in the vehicles and authorities aren’t sure why Cloutier drifted into oncoming traffic.
Route 17 was shut down for nearly three hours while crews cleared the scene.