Seneca Falls man killed in farming accident

A Seneca Falls man was killed in a farming accident on Saturday, according to the Seneca County Sheriffâ??s Office.

24-year-old Nathan Z. Hoover was crushed while trying to work on a piece of machinery at about 9:06 pm at 4043 County Road 143 in Trumansburg, deputies say.

Hoover was driving a skid loader at the time of the accident. Investigators say Hoover may have hit the front end loader control with his foot by accident, causing the machine to crush him.

Hoover was pronounced dead at the scene. Sheriffâ??s Deputies were assisted by Trumansburg Ambulance and Trumansburg Fire Department.