MAYVILLE – The manhunt is over for a Silver Creek man who police said fled from a fatal car crash early Friday,
Jeremiah Burgess, 22, of Porter Street appeared with his attorney Friday afternoon at the Chautauqua County District Attorney’s Office and provided a statement.
Burgess had been sought by the Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Office in connection with the one-car accident. The car was westbound on Routes 5 and 20 at about 3 a.m. Friday, turned onto the split on Route 5 and went out of control before slamming into a concrete abutment in a roadside ditch, authorities said.
The investigation is ongoing and formal charges are pending the completion of the investigation, including the final autopsy and toxicology report from the Erie County Medical Examiner’s Office.