Elderly man dies after being struck while riding mobility scooter

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PERINTON, N.Y. (WROC) — Officials from the Monroe County Sheriff’s Office say an 85-year-old Fairport man has died after being hit by a car on Friday.

Deputies say they were called to the area of Route 31F and O’Connor Road in Perinton around 4:45 p.m. Friday for a report of a crash.

Officials say the man, 85-year-old Norman Drew of Fairport, was crossing the road on a mobility scooter when he was hit by a car driven by 58-year-old Laurie Coci, of Victor.

Drew was taken to Strong Memorial Hospital where he was pronounced dead Sunday.

Coci was ticketed for failure to yield the right of way.

Deputies say neither drugs nor alcohol are believed to be a factor in the crash.

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