SPARTA: Sheriff Thomas J. Dougherty reports a fatal motor vehicle accident that happened in the Town of Sparta on April 10, 2014 just before 4:00 p.m. The Livingston County Sheriff’s Office 911 Center received a call reporting a car vs. pedestrian motor vehicle accident on State Route 63.
Through the investigation it was determined that 12 year old, Emery Lafferty, of Sparta had been playing baseball in the yard of his home. The ball went across the roadway and the child ran across the road to retrieve the ball. While doing so he was struck by a vehicle that was traveling southbound. That vehicle was operated by Donna Scura, age 68 from Wayland NY.
No charges have been filed and the investigation continues.
Assisting on scene were members of the Sparta Fire Department, Dansville Fire Department, Dansville Ambulance, New York State Police, Livingston County ALS and the Livingston County Coroner’s Office.