Fatal MVA In Waterloo Monday Morning

Seneca County Sheriff’s Deputies investigated a fatal motor vehicle accident that occurred on Marshall Road Waterloo in the Town of Fayette. Deputies report that Paul Z. Hoover age 20 of 823 Marshall Road Waterloo was eastbound on Marshall Road when he struck a 2002 Ro-Gater spray farm vehicle , operated by Peter Tracy age 37 of 3092 Dubois Rd Ithaca NY, which was Westbound at a slow rate of speed. Deputies report that Hoover appearently crossed over and struck the drivers side front wheel of the spray vehicle, which caused heavy damage to the 2001 Volkswagon that he was operating. The Hoover vehicle then spun off the road and came to rest in the ditch on the south side of the road. Hoover was transported to Geneva General Hospital by North Seneca Ambulance, where he was pronounced dead, due to massive trauma and internal injuries. Deputies were assisted at the scene by the Waterloo Fire Dept with Mutual Aide from Border City Fire and the NYSP. The road was closed for approx two hours while Sheriff’s Dept Accident Reconstruction investigated the accident. Both vehicles were towed from the scene. Sheriff’s Deputies report that no tickets were issued and the investigation is continuing.

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