Beloved Albany nun killed in crash

Sister Monica Murphy Sister Monica Murphy | Photo: The Post-Star.

August 06, 2019 07:19 PM

A beloved Albany nun has been killed in a head-on crash with a pickup truck.

NewsChannel 13's media partners at The Post-Star report Sister Monica Murphy, 77, was driving on Route 74 in Schroon Monday evening when she veered into the opposite lane and hit the truck. It's unclear why.

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The people inside the truck were treated for neck and back pain.

Sister Murphy had been a nun for 58 years. She was the director of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Albany's Pyramid Life Center. She also taught at Catholic Central High School in Troy.

A celebration of her life is planned for a future date.


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