The Jefferson County Sheriff's Office has released the names of the people involved in Friday's fatal accident in the village of Clayton.
A crossing guard, Barbara A. Mitchell, 79, died after being struck by a vehicle Friday morning.
Mitchell was helping a student at the crosswalk at the intersection of James and High Street.
She was struck by a vehicle driven by Douglas V. Patterson, 87. Patterson is now charged with failure to comply with a duly authorized traffic direction, failure to yield to a pedestrian, failure to exercise due care and unlicensed operation..
Mitchell was airlifted to a Syracuse hospital for treatment of what were first described as non-life-threatening injuries. She died Friday afternoon.
The exact cause of her death continues is under investigation.