SP: Two dead, others injured in motorcycle crash in Herkimer County

Two dead in motorcycle crash in Herkimer County.

Two people are dead after a multi-vehicle accident in the Town of Warren in Herkimer County Sunday afternoon.

State Police say, around 12:15pm a van was making a left turn into a driveway on Route 20, when a motorcycle, towing a trailer, rear ended the van.

The driver of the motorcycle, Douglas A. Woolsey, and his passenger, Theresa A. Woolsey were both ejected from the bike.

Due to the force of the crash, the van veered into oncoming traffic and hit a SUV. The SUV landed on its roof.

Theresa Woolsey, 46, from Brookfield, NY was pronounced dead at the scene. Douglas Woolsey, 50, also from Brookfield, was transported to Bassett Medical Center in Cooperstown where he was pronounced dead.

The driver of the van suffered minor injuries, while the driver of the SUV suffered non-life threatening injuries.

The investigation is ongoing.

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