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Suspect Wanted in Fatal Accident in Chautauqua County

8:17 PM, Nov 8, 2012   |    comments
Jeremiah S. Burgess, Photo Courtesy: Chautauqua County Sheriff's Office
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HANOVER, NY - Chautauqua County Sheriff Deputies are investigating a fatal rollover accident overnight.

The accident happened on Route 5 in the Town of Hanover around 3 a.m.

Investigators say a vehicle was westbound on Route 5 where it overlaps Route 20 when the driver lost control at the Route 5 split and crashed into a concrete abutment. A passenger, Jeremy M. Long, 22, of Silver Creek was pronounced dead at the scene. 

Police are searching for the driver, a suspect in the accident who fled the scene. His name is Jeremiah S. Burgess, 22.

If you have any information on Burgess's whereabouts, you're asked to call Chautauqua County Sheriff's Office at: 716-753-2131.

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