Tragedy has struck the Monsey community, when a man was electrocuted by live wires from the hurricane.
According to initial reports, Hatzolah was dispatched to Merrick and Union for live wires which fell down from the strong winds – and struck a child. An adult attempted to get him out safely, and was electrocuted as well.
Hatzolah paramedics transported the victims to Westchester Medical Center. One victim has R”L been pronounced dead. The child is reportedly in critical condition. Please be Mispallel for Reuven Dovid ben Chava Leah.
UPDATE 2:45PM EST: The Niftar was R’ Moshe Yosef Reichenberg A”H an alumnus of Ohr Somayach. A real tzadik, who gave up his own life to save a neigbor’s child. Levaya details will be posted as soon as they become available.
Please continue to be mispalel for Chaim Reuven Dovid ben Chava Leah – Please note the name “Chaim” has been added.
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Further details to follow…