28 February 2021

 Major Barry C. Chase
 Troop E Commander



On February 28, 2021, at approximately 1:46 a.m., the State Police responded to a 911 call of a deceased male in the roadway near number 3 County Route 85 in the town of Tuscarora, close to the Pennsylvania border.

The deceased male, Nicholas Tracy, age 31, of Addison was driving with his girlfriend, Brittany Carlson, age 29, of Tuscarora when for an unknown reason, Tracy exited the vehicle and began to walk.  At that time, Carlson entered the drivers seat of the vehicle and drove at Tracy striking him.

Tracy was pronounced dead at the scene and Carlson has been charged with Vehicular Manslaughter 2nd Degree, Manslaughter 2nd Degree, Reckless Driving, Driving While Intoxicated, and Unsafe Start.

The Steuben County District Attorney is currently working with State Police Investigators and the investigation is continuing.  Investigators ask anyone with information to call the State Police at (607)-962-3292.

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