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12-year-old killed in accident
Sparta, N.Y. - The Livingston County Sheriff's Department has released the name of the 12-year-old killed after being hit by a car Thursday.
Emery Lafferty was a student at Dansville Schools. The district said that counselors will be available Friday to talk to students.
The superintendent of Dansville Schools told 13WHAM that Emery had just moved from Ellicottville, New York, and had been attending school in the district for nine days.
He was hit on Route 63 in the Town of Sparta around 4:00 p.m. Thursday.
Deputies said that he was playing in his front yard and chased a ball into the road and was hit by Sonna Scura, 68, of Wayland.
Scura is not facing charges. The investigation into the incident is ongoing.