63-year-old dies in head-on collision in Boston

Posted at 8:13 PM, Dec 18, 2016
and last updated 2016-12-19 16:24:53-05

A 63-year-old woman is dead after a head-on collision in Boston.

New York State Troopers responded to Boston State Road near Chestnut Ridge Road around 5:00 Sunday night.


Police say a Toyota Prius traveling south bound on Boston State Rd and a 2008 Ford Explorer traveling north bound struck each other head on. 

The driver of the Toyota, 63-year-old Peachy Schrockk was taken to Mercy Ambulatory Care Center where she died. A passenger in the car is expected to survive.

The 19-year-old driver of the Ford was taken to ECMC for minor injuries. State Police say the driver is at fault for the crash. They say alcohol is not a factor.

The cause of this crash is still under investigation.