Fatal Hit and Run MVA

The Waterloo Police Department reports that the investigation into the hit and run fatal accident that occurred on October 27th has resulted in the following arrest:Samuel J. Eckert, age 30 of Waterloo was charged with Leaving the Scene of a Fatal Motor Vehicle Accident (D Felony), Tampering with Evidence (E Felony), Aggravated Unlicensed Operation 2nd and Failure to Use Designated Lane. Eckert was processed and was sent to the Seneca County Correctional Facility to await arraignment in CAP court. A thorough investigation was completed resulting in finding the vehicle which was abandoned to avoid being used as evidence, and the identification of the driver and a passenger inside of the vehicle. The Waterloo Police Department was assisted by the New York State Police, Seneca County Sheriff’s Department, and the Seneca Falls Police Department. This investigation is still active, and we still encourage anyone who may have witnessed the accident or have information to contact the Waterloo Police Department at 315-539-2022 salud-hombres.com.