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Man killed, teen injured in head-on crash in Vernon

New York State Police are investigating a fatal head-on crash that occurred in Vernon Monday evening.

Posted: Jul. 10, 2018 8:58 AM
Updated: Jul. 10, 2018 1:51 PM

New York State Police are investigating a fatal head-on crash that occurred in Vernon Monday evening.

Police say just after 5 p.m., 27-year-old Jacob Ross of Vernon was driving eastbound on Skinner Road in Vernon when his vehicle crossed the center line and struck a vehicle driven by 18-year-old Gabrielle March of Munnsville.

Ross had to be extricated from his vehicle by Vernon volunteer firefighters, and he died from his injuries at a local hospital. Police say he was not wearing a seatbelt at the time of the crash.

March sustained a broken ankle in the crash.

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