One person died and another sustained minor injuries in a crash involving two vehicles on Route 164 in Patterson, according to officials.
The accident occurred at about 9:30 a.m. Monday. The deceased, 85-year-old David W. Mehne of Sherman, CT, was behind the wheel of a 1998 Chevrolet Malibu traveling westbound on Route 164, near Farm to Market Road, when he crossed into the eastbound lane, according to police. The Malibu collided with a 2004 Honda Pilot.
Mehne was pronounced dead at the scene, authorities said. The driver of the Pilot, a 46-year-old Carmel man, was taken by ambulance to the Putnam Hospital Center in Carmel for minor injuries.