A 19-year-old seminary student was killed when struck by a train on Monday afternoon 24 Cheshvan near the Kfar Chabad station.
She and some friends just finished classes in their school nearby and headed to the train stop. To their horror, they witnessed the fatal incident.
A railway employee tried to intervene and stop the tragedy, albeit without success. EMS personnel pronounced her dead on the scene. ZAKA responded to perform the avodas kodesh on the scene.
The victim’s identity is not being published at this time.
(YWN – Israel Desk, Jerusalem)