FATALL CRASH IN TOWN OF SCHROON MONDAY

A two-car collision on State Route 74, in the town of Schroon on Monday afternoon around 5, proved fatal to a woman from Albany. 77 year old Sister Monica Murphy was traveling east on State Route 74 in a passenger car, when for an unknown reason, her vehicle veered into the opposite lane and slammed head on into an oncoming pickup truck, driven by 49 year old John Homer III of North Creek. Murphy was pronounced dead by Essex County Coroner Jay Heald. Homer… and his passenger, 22 year old Dalton Homer… also of North Creek… were taken by ambulance to the University of Vermonth Network at the Elizabethtown Community Hospital to be treated for neck and back pain. Both were then released. State Police continue to investigate the crash.