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Fatal crash in Yates County: Deputies say vehicle went airborne in Jerusalem

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The Yates County Sheriff’s Office provided an update on a fatal crash that claimed the life of a 31-year-old.

According to a news release, deputies responded with Penn Yan Ambulance, Branchport/ Keuka Park Fire, Yates EMS and Yates County OES to a single car motor vehicle crash at the intersection of Skyline Drive and East Bluff Drive on Monday around 8:30 a.m.


Investigation into the crash revealed that Eric Earley, 31, of Bluff Pount, New York, failed to stop at the intersection, prompting the vehicle to go airborne before slamming onto the ground and overturning.

Earley was located a short distance from the vehicle and transported to the hospital where he passed away from injuries sustained in the wreck.