ROCHESTER— Frank Cassata of Mt. Morris was arrested after his involvement in the hit and run that killed a three-year-old child.
According to 1180WHAM and Bob Lonsberry, Cassata was at the location attempting to purchase drugs which resulted in a fight between Cassata and the seller. The feud ended Outside where according to reports Police Cassata intentionally struck both three-year-old Amir Pallet and 23-year-old Abriel Fair as retaliation for the fight. Pallet died as a result of the impact and Fair was treated for non-life threatening injuries.
Cassata then fled the scene and was involved in another accident on Lake Avenue where he was apprehended by police and taken to the hospital for treatment.