TOWN OF PAMELIA, N.Y. -- Three people are dead and two are injured following a two car crash in Jefferson County.
Sheriff's Deputies said a car was trying to illegally pass a vehicle on State Route 342 near I81 in the Town of Pamelia when it lost control and hit a pickup truck in the oncoming lane.
Deputies said two men ages 25 and 28, and a 36 year old woman died at the scene. Their names are being withheld until family members are notified.
A toddler and a 64 year old woman were injured and taken to area hospitals. The extent of their injuries have not been released.