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Fatal collision in Geneva claims one life

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A tragic two-vehicle collision at the intersection of County Road 6 and Billsboro Road in the town of Geneva resulted in one fatality on Thursday around 10:40 a.m., according to the Ontario County Sheriff’s Office. Emergency responders, including Finger Lakes Ambulance, White Springs Fire, West Lake Road Fire, and Geneva Fire Departments, rushed to the scene following the accident.


The incident involved George Hibbs, 53, from Manchester and Daniel L. Gow, 34, from Dresden who were traveling on Billsboro Road from opposite directions. Gow, after halting at the intersection, attempted a left turn onto County Road 6 Northbound when his vehicle was hit by Hibbs’, who failed to stop at the stop sign. Both drivers were promptly taken to Geneva General Hospital, where Daniel Gow was pronounced dead.

The Ontario County Sheriff’s Office is actively investigating the cause of the crash to determine the sequence of events leading up to this fatal incident.