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Williamson man killed in Friday morning crash in Penfield

A man from Williamson was killed in a crash Friday morning in Penfield on Rt. 441.

Monroe County Sheriff’s deputies said this happened shortly after 7 a.m. between Salt Road and Harris Road.

Deputies say a minivan was driving east on Rt. 441 and swerved into the westbound lane for unknown reasons. The minivan crashed into a pickup truck driving west.

Both drivers had to be extricated from their vehicles; no passengers were riding in the van or truck. The stretch of Rt. 441 between Salt Road and Harris Road was closed for several hours due to the investigation before being re-opened.

The pickup truck driver, later identified as 33-year-old Jason Covey, was taken to Strong Memorial Hospital and died a short time later at the hospital. The minivan driver was taken to Rochester General Hospital as a precaution.

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