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One dead after Yates County crash: Investigation remains active

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First responders say one person is dead after a crash in yates County over the weekend.


Tyler Williams, 21, was traveling east on Gorham Road in Benton during the overnight hours on Saturday when he lost control of his vehicle.

First responders indicated that investigation revealed that Williams overcorrected and went off the north shoulder of the road.


The vehicle overturned and as result – he was ejected.

The investigation remains active, first responders said.