On 07/11/2019 at 9:17 pm, the Tioga County Sheriff’s Office responded to a motor vehicle accident on State Route 34/96 in the Town of Spencer. A Toyota Prius was traveling in a southerly direction on State Route 34/96 approximately one mile south of the Tompkins County line when it went off the westerly side of the roadway and struck a concrete embankment. The driver, 29 year old Lena M. Bodie of Van Etten, New York, died at the scene. The accident is still under investigation at this time.
The Tioga County Sheriff’s Office Accident Investigation Unit was assisted on scene by the New York State Police, Tioga County District Attorney’s Office, Spencer Fire, Spencer EMS and Greater Valley EMS.