UPDATE JULY 7TH: New York State Police has identified the victim in this crash as Adrian V. Gregory of Angelica, NY. 

The New York State Police were assisted by the Cohoton Police Department, Cohocton Fire Department, Atlanta Fire Department, Hornell DOT, and Kanona DOT.

The investigation is still ongoing. 


COHOCTON, N.Y. (WENY) -- A 26-year-old man is dead after the minivan he was traveling in rolled over Wednesday on State Route 371 in Cohocton.

According to New York State Police, the accident happened just before 5 p.m. Police say the minivan, who was not driven by the 26-year-old, passed another vehicle in a no-passing zone. The driver, Lukas Ellsessor, 31, lost control of the vehicle, left the road and the minivan rolled over. The passenger was ejected from the vehicle.

Ellsessor was taken to Strong Memorial Hospital to be treated for minor injuries. The 26-year-old was pronounced dead at the scene. He is not being identified at this time.

NYSP say their investigation is ongoing.