UNION — Two drivers died in a head-on crash on Route 17 in Union Wednesday evening.

Sherry Cloutier, 52, of Augusta was driving west in a 2011 Ford sedan when she crossed the center line and struck a 2002 Saab sedan operated by Angela Knight-Boege, 49, of Warren, police said.

Emergency crews work at the scene of Wednesday’s fatal crash in Union.

Both women were pronounced dead at the scene. There were no passengers in either vehicle. The crash occurred 300 yards east of the Shepard Hill Road at about 5 p.m., said Chief Deputy Tim Carroll of the Knox County Sheriff’s Office.