On May 19, 2021 at approximately 4:30 pm, State Police Malone responded to a two car crash on State Route 11 in the town of Burke.
A preliminary investigation determined James Lacey, 33, Chateaugay was traveling west on State Route 11 when he attempted to pass an uninvolved vehicle.
Lacey failed to observe a vehicle traveling eastbound, operated by Jeremy Booth, 39, Clintonville, striking Booth head-on.
Booth died at the scene, his passenger, Trenton Booth, 16, was transported to University of Vermont Medical Center in Burlington with non-life threatening injuries.
Lacey was transported to University of Vermont Medical Center in Burlington for non-life threatening injuries.
State Police are asking anyone who witnessed the crash or with information to call 518-873-2750
Troop B Collision Reconstruction Unit also responded to the scene.