Mom who tried to run over driver who fatally hit her son avoids jail time

WHEATFIELD, N.Y. (WIVB) — The mother of a hit-and-run victim in Wheatfield has managed to avoid jail time for trying to run over the driver who hit her son.

Lisa Fischer was sentenced Tuesday night. Her son Ryan was struck and killed in Wheatfield almost three years ago.

Anthony DiFilippo pleaded guilty to leaving the scene of an accident.

Prosecutors say Lisa Fischer later tried to run down DiFilippo.

She was given a year of conditional discharge, and must go through counseling. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review. Note: Comments containing links are not allowed.

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