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UPDATE: Columbus man killed in Williamson after fleeing troopers, crashing into home along Ridge Road

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State police say the investigation into a fatal crash that happened in Williamson over the weekend is continuing.

In an update on Monday, they identified the driver of the vehicle, as Alexander Ray, 32, of Columbus, Ohio.

He died after troopers attempted a traffic stop. While Ray’s vehicle temporarily stopped- he fled and eventually left the roadway, striking a parked vehicle, shed, and home.

No additional information was immediately available.


State police continue investigating after car flees, crashes into Williamson home killing one

State police are investigating after a fatal crash on Ridge Road in Williamson claimed the life of one person.

According to troopers, a vehicle was observed traveling eastbound on Ridge Road at a high speed around 4:16 p.m. and was pulled over by troopers. However, the operator of the vehicle fled the scene and drove off at an even higher rate of speed. The vehicle then exited the roadway and crashed into a parked car, a shed, and a residence, coming to a stop after striking the latter.


The operator, who was the sole occupant of the vehicle, was pronounced dead at the scene. No other injuries were reported as a result of the incident. The identity of the operator has not been released to the public pending notification of their family.

Multiple emergency responders were dispatched to the scene, including the Wayne County Sheriff’s Office, the Williamson and Ontario Fire Departments, Wayne County Advanced Life Support, and Williamson Ambulance. The Office of the New York State Attorney General also arrived to assess the situation.

The New York State Police Bureau of Criminal Investigation is currently investigating the incident and seeking to determine the cause of the crash.

Credit: 13WHAM-TV