HERMON — Authorities say one person has been killed and two others seriously hurt in a head-on car crash in Hermon.

The Penobscot County Sheriff’s Office says a Jeep SUV eastbound on Route 2 crossed the center line near the Carmel town line at about 5:30 p.m. Monday and struck a Ford sedan.

The driver of the Ford was pronounced dead at the scene.

The driver and passenger of the Jeep were taken to nearby hospitals.

No names were released but police say all the victims lived locally.

Chief Deputy Troy Morton tells WABI-TV that the crash remains under investigation.