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Serious crash in Yates County remains under investigation

An investigation remains active into a violent crash that happened in the town of Jerusalem over the weekend.

Officials say four people were sent to the hospital on Saturday.

Deputies found one vehicle overturned in a ditch with four people trapped. Another car was on fire.


Two passengers of the overturned vehicle were airlifted to a hospital in Rochester. Two other individuals inside that vehicle, including a 7-year-old were transported to a Rochester hospital by ambulance.

The driver of the second vehicle, as well as a passenger were treated at Soldiers and Sailors Hospital in Penn Yan.

No other information was immediately available. The Yates County Sheriff’s Office is investigating.



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