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Fatal crash: 18-year-old ticketed for speeding after Yates wreck

First responders say a Naples man was killed in a one-car accident in Yates County early-Friday.

The crash happened in the town of Italy around 9 a.m.

Edward Johnson, 73, was a passenger in a vehicle that went off the road as it rounded a curve on Italy Valley Road.


After the vehicle went off the road it struck a tree.

Authorities said it was operated by 18-year-old Tyge Johnson.

The 73-year-old Johnson was pronounced dead at the scene.

Type was treated at the scene for minor injuries and ticketed for speeding.

The Yates County Sheriff’s Office was assisted by Medic 55, HCOA, Naples Fire and Ambulance, the Yates County Office of Emergency Management, and the Yates County Coroner.



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