New York State Police say one person is dead following a head-on crash on State Highway 8 in New Berlin August 4.

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Authorities say the crash happened at 2:43 p.m. as a northbound vehicle crossed into the opposite lane.  The driver of the southbound vehicle was pronounced dead at the scene.  The driver of the other vehicle was taken to Saint Elizabeth Medical Center in Utica. 

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The investigation is continuing. Troopers have not released any information concerning either driver other than to say the drivers were the sole occupants of each vehicle. 

State Highway 8 was closed between Route 80 and County Route 25 for about five hours yesterday.