Utica man involved in Culver Ave. crash has died

Police say Jacob Perkins of Utica was found inside his vehicle on Culver Avenue after he had been involved in an accident.

Posted: Nov. 13, 2018 5:05 PM
Updated: Nov. 13, 2018 5:33 PM

UTICA – The man who crashed into a tree in Utica this past weekend has died.

Utica Police say just after 2:00 Saturday morning 26-year-old Jacob Perkins of Utica was found inside his vehicle on Culver Avenue, near Armory Drive, after he had been involved in an accident. Police say a passerby spotted Perkins in his car, and Utica firefighters had to remove Perkins from the vehicle. He was transported to St. Elizabeth Medical Center, where he was placed on life support and listed in critical condition.

On Tuesday, Perkins died from injuries he sustained in the crash.

Police say they continue to investigate the incident, and no one was in the vehicle with Perkins at the time of the crash. Anyone with any information is asked to call 315-735-3301. Calls can be kept confidential.

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