A Chenango County man is dead following a two vehicle crash Friday, July 1 in New Berlin.

Sheriff’s officials say 19 year old Matthew Collins of Plymouth was driving east on County Route 29 at 5:35 a.m. when his vehicle crossed the center line into the path of a vehicle driven by 65 year old John Mckernan of New Berlin. Mckernan was pronounced dead at the scene. Collins is charged with failure to keep right.

Sheriff’s officials say Route 29 was closed for about four hours as a result of the crash.


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