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Fatal Accident in Town of Sherburne Under Investigation

The Chenango County Sheriff's office reports that it is investigating a fatal accident on State Hwy 12 in Town of Sherburne.

According to the police report, at 10:23 Monday morning, a Sherburne resident named Lance Yerton was driving southbound on State Hwy 12. Another driver, travelling northbound on the highway, crossed over the center lane and struck his vehicle.

The northbound driver was taken to St. Elizabeth's Hospital in Utica and pronounced dead at the scene.

The incident is under investigation. The name of the northbound driver is being withheld pending notification of next of kin.