Police ID victim in fatal crash on Route 146 in Halfmoon

HALFMOON, N.Y. (NEWS10) – A Mechanicville man has died after being involved in a three-car collision on Monday.

The accident took place just after 1:30 p.m. Monday on Route 146 in Halfmoon.

According to police, a 61-year-old Clifton Park resident was traveling south in a Honda on Route 146 when it entered the northbound lane and collided head on with a Nissan.

The driver of the Nissan, 73-year-old Francis Morin, of Mechanicville, was pronounced deceased at the scene. A 73-year-old passenger was taken to Albany Medical Center with serious injuries.

The driver of the Honda was also taken to Albany Medical Center with serious injuries.

A third vehicle, a Chevrolet, was traveling behind the Nissan and was also struck by the Honda. The driver of the Chevrolet was not injured.

Charges are pending as the investigation is ongoing.

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