Man Dies Following Crash, Reportedly Not Wearing Seat Belt

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CLYMER – A Pennsylvania man died from injuries sustained during a crash this week on Clymer Center Road in Clymer.

The Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Office says Michael Wade, 52, of Clymer, allegedly failed to keep right and struck another vehicle in the oncoming lane on Thursday, February 13.

Deputies say the driver of the other vehicle, David Bensink, 69, of Wattsburg, Pa., was not wearing a seatbelt at the time of the crash.

Both were transported to UPMC Hamot for their injuries.

On Thursday, deputies say Bensink died at UPMC Hamot from the injuries he sustained from the crash.

Deputies say Wade is charged with failure to keep right. No additional charges are expected in the case.


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