WEST SENECA, N.Y. (WIVB) - A West Seneca Police officer is recovering after he was struck by a driver in the line of duty.
Investigators say a 16-year-old driver was leaving West Seneca West High School and accidentally struck Officer Tim Pratt late Friday morning. Pratt is a resource officer at the school. His injuries were not life-threatening, but he was taken to ECMC.
West Seneca Police Chief Edward Gehen said, "The student was exiting the school and Officer Pratt was directing traffic and he was struck by the vehicle."
Charges are pending against the 16-year-old driver.
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