Authorities are investigating a head-on collision on Route 369 that resulted in the death of two drivers - a 75-year-old woman and a 17-year-old boy. A dog in one of the vehicles also was killed in the crash.

The incident happened north of Fenner Hill Road around 8:50 a.m.

According to the Broome County Sheriff's Office, a white 2015 BMW was traveling south on Route 369 at a high rate of speed. The vehicle veered into the northbound lane and collided head-on with a white 2023 Honda Civic.

A fire erupted after the crash. Both drivers were pronounced dead at the scene. A dog which had been in the Honda Civic also died.

Two people were killed in a head-on crash on Route 369 in Port Crane on June 7, 2024. (Photo: Broome County Sheriff's Office)
Two people were killed in a head-on crash on Route 369 in Port Crane on June 7, 2024. (Photo: Broome County Sheriff's Office)
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The names of those killed in the collision were released by the sheriff's office Friday evening.

The driver of the BMW was identified as 17-year-old Alexander Erceg of Port Crane. The driver of the Honda was 75-year-old Mary Burkhalter of Conklin.

A one-mile section of Route 369 was closed for several hours after the crash.

People with information about the vehicles involved in the crash may contact Broome County Sheriff's Office investigators at (607) 778-1196.

This story was updated with the names of those who died in the crash.

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