BRANTINGHAM A 21-year-old Brantingham man was killed Thursday morning in a one-vehicle on Partridgeville Road.
Justin P. Gilbert was the sole occupant in a 2002 Jeep Grand Cherokee, according to a Lewis County sheriffs report. While heading northeast,he lost control because of excessive speed and exited the left side of the road at 7:22 a.m., the report said. The vehicle struck a large tree in the center of the passengers side, then pivoted, striking a smaller tree and causing the vehicle to overturn.
Mr. Gilbert was pronounced dead at the scene by Deputy Coroner Mark A. Tuttle.
Sheriffs deputies were assisted on the scene by Lewis County Search and Rescue and fire departments from Glenfield and Brantingham.
The accident remains under investigation.