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Double Fatal MVA Under Investigation

UPDATED INFORMATION:   A 1998 Buick operated by 20-year-old Cory Porter of Fulton was northbound on State Route 3.

Mr. Porter lost control of the vehicle and drove into the path of a southbound 2006 Chevrolet Trailblazer operated by Terri Wills of Scriba.

The collision caused the deaths of passengers, 21-year-old Zachary Parker and 20-year-old Jennifer Burdick both from Fulton.

Mr. Porter was transported to University Hospital in Syracuse for treatment.

The driver of the Chevrolet was treated and released at the scene.

The cause of the crash remains under investigation.

Original Article Below

PALERMO, NY – At about 8:05 a.m. today (Dec. 12), members of the Oswego County Sheriff’s Office responded to a two-vehicle motor vehicle crash on Sate Route 3 in the town of Palermo that resulted in two fatalities.

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 the New York State Police, Palermo Volunteer Fire Department,  Mexico Volunteer Fire Department and,  McFee Ambulance and Menter Ambulance assisted at the crash scene.

The cause of the crash remains under investigation.