Theodore Schiffman killed crossing street in Lawrence
Theodore Schiffman, 82, of Boca Raton, was crossing Nassau Expressway at the intersection with Broadway when he was struck by a southbound 2013 Dodge near the center divider about 5:45 p.m., police said.
Schiffman was taken to an area hospital and pronounced dead at 8:32 p.m. by hospital...
Mr. Schiffman was a member of the White Shul for close to 50 year, and previously served as Chairman of The Board. He was visiting Lawrence for Shabbos.
The driver of the Dodge, a male 66 years of age, remained at the scene while the investigation was conducted. A brake and safety test was administered at which time it was determined the vehicle was operating properly and released to the driver. There is no criminality indicated at this time.
Local Askonim from the Achiezer Organization worked closely with the medical Examiner to ensure proper Kavod Hamaes over Shabbos.
The Levaya details will be published when available.