2 Dead After Head-on Collision in Amherst

A man in his 40s and one in his 20s were pronounced dead at the scene

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Two people were killed Tuesday night after their vehicle crossed into the wrong lane and collided with a minivan in Amherst, Massachusetts.

According to the Northwestern District Attorney's Office, the two men -- one in his 40s and the other in his 20s -- were traveling in a Datsun 280ZX in the area of 916 West Street around 7:42 p.m. when the car crossed into the wrong lane and crashed head-on with Honda minivan.

The two men were pronounced dead at the scene.

The driver of the minivan remained at the scene and was transported to the hospital with minor injuries. No citations or charges have been issued.

No further information about the identities of the people involved were released.

The office of the Chief Medical Examiner will determine the cause of death of both the passenger and driver.

More information will be provided once it becomes available.  

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