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J-E man dies in crash

Sheriff Kevin Walsh announced on May 6 that the Jordan-Elbridge man involved in a crash on May 5 in Marcellus died.

Sheriff's Deputies and rescue personnel were dispatched to the scene at around 6 a.m. the morning of the crash.

The crash occurred in Otisco Valley Road, south of Route 174 near the dam.

Deputies said that 18-year-old Richard Wilson was traveling northbound on Otisco Valley Road when his green Saturn sedan went off the right side of the road.

After leaving the road Wilson's vehicle hit the guardian causing his vehicle to spin around where it can rest in the southbound lane. Deputies are investigating what caused the vehicle to leave the road.

Wilson was airlifted to University Hospital by Mercy Flight helicopter where he later died.

Members of the Sheriff's Office Accident Reconstruction Team are continuing their investigation of the crash.

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