ELLERY - Cameron J. Gallson, 22, of Hamburg lost his life in a one-vehicle crash early Sunday morning at the intersection of Pickard Hill Road and Route 380.
Chautauqua County Sheriff's deputies said Gallson was operating his vehicle westbound on Sinclair Drive Extension at a high rate of speed when he drove through the intersection with Route 380 and lost control. His vehicle traveled up Pickard Road for about 300 feet before striking a tree.
Angela L. Slowik, 22, of Hamburg, a passenger in the vehicle, was able to call 911 and using GPS coordinates, the dispatch officers were able to locate the caller.
Gallson was flown to Hamot Medical Center in Erie, Pa., where he was later pronounced dead.