UNION, Maine (NEWS CENTER) -- Two people are dead after a head-on crash on Rt. 17 in Union Wednesday evening.
The victims are identified as 52-year-old Sherry Cloutier of Augusta and 49-year-old Angela Knight-Boege of Warren.
The crash was reported just before 5 p.m. Tuesday, just east of Shepard Hill Road.
According to the Knox County Sheriff's Office, Cloutier was driving westbound on Rt. 17 and crossed the centerline, striking Knight-Boege, who was traveling westbound.
They were both pronounced dead at the scene. There were no other passengers in either car.
Rt. 17 was shut down for nearly three hours.