On September 9, 2022, at approximately 10:30 P.M., Troopers out of SP Machias responded to a one vehicle collision into a utility pole on State Route 16 in the town of Yorkshire. Investigation determined that a 2008 Pontiac G5 was traveling north bound on State Route 16. The Pontiac was observed by multiple witnesses operating erratically before it exited the eastern shoulder of the road causing it to go airborne and strike a utility pole. The driver, Jarrett D. Kile, 30 of Arcade, NY and front seat passenger, Willie J. Boyles, 33 of Delevan, NY were ejected from the vehicle. Kile was pronounced deceased at the scene by the Cattaraugus County Coroner and Boyles was transported to Bertrand Chaffee Hospital, Springville and later succumb to his injures. The rear seat passenger, Amber L. Cosentino, 31 of Delevan, NY was transported to Erie County Medical Center in critical condition with multiple injuries.
The NYSP Bureau of Criminal Investigation and the Collision Reconstruction Unit assisted in this investigation.
This is still an ongoing investigation.