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Officials investigating deadly crash in Genesee County

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Posted at 5:25 AM, May 19, 2020
and last updated 2020-05-19 05:25:36-04

BERGEN, N.Y. (WKBW) — The Genesee County Sheriff's Office is investigating a deadly crash in the Town of Bergen.

Authorities say 25-year-old Elijah Coombs of Oakfield was driving with two others when he crashed into a utility pole, just after 7 o'clock Monday night.

He was pronounced dead at the scene.

Officials say 26-year-old Jamie Bachorski, also of Oakfield, was taken via Mercy Flight to Strong Memorial Hospital with serious injuries.

Crews also say 21-year-old Samantha Wade of Byron was also sent by ambulance to Strong Memorial Hospital with minor injuries.

The cause of the crash is still under investigation.