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Police: Driver hits elderly woman at Lilac Fest

Rochester, N.Y. -- A Greece man was arrested at the Lilac Festival after police said he hit 94-year-old woman.

Police said David Dispirito, 51, was driving erratically in the Vietnam Veterans Memorial entrance to the festival on South Avenue around 6 p.m. Saturday.

When officers on foot tried stopping him, police said Dispirito attempted to drive away, striking Helen Uffelman from Henrietta, who was walking to her car.

He was taken into custody, while the victim suffered a broken ankle. She was in stable condition at Strong Memorial Hospital Tuesday morning.

Dispirito faces a slew of charges, including DWI and resisting arrest.

 
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