Thursday, July 17, 2014

Moshe Yisroel Cohen killed by car in front of Monsey Satmar Shul

Moshe Yisroel Cohen of Edwin Lane, Monsey was killed last night after being struck by a car in front of Kahal V’Yoel Moshe D’Satmar.
Mr. Cohen was struck by a marroon Honda CR-V while he was crossing Monsey Boulevard just south of Maple Avenue at approximately 9:20 PM.

 Witnesses said that Cohen was bleeding profusely.

One eyewitness said that after the initial impact, Cohen flew up on the car’s hood and struck the windshield before he was thrown approximately 50 feet.
Monsey Boulevard the site of the accident has streetlights which were operational at the time of the accident.
Onlookers gathered at the Satmar shul as Ramapo police continued investigating the accident scene, which was roped off by yellow police tape. Cohen was   estimated to be in his early to mid seventies.
Ramapo police refused to comment on the ongoing investigation, saying that details would be officially released sometime early this morning.

1 comment:

Boruch dayan emess said...

Did the driver stop?