Two vehicle accident claims lives of two people in Liberty, Maine

Liberty, ME-- Maine State Police say a woman and a young boy died in a fatal two vehicle crash on Route 3 in Liberty last night. Dead are 64 year old Janice Minson of Verona Island and nine year old Colby Adams of Hope. Troopers said Minson was driving a car that crossed the center line and collided with an oncoming pickup. She died shortly after arrival at Waldo County General Hospital in Belfast and the boy was killed instantly. He was a passenger in the pickup, operated by 20 year old Evan West of Liberty. A second passenger in the truck, 15 year old Samuel Levesque of Liberty was seriously injured. Levesque is being treated at Maine Medical Center in Portland for multiple injuries, although not believed to be life threatening. West was treated and released from the Belfast Hospital.