Tragedy In Modi’in Illit: Young Child Dies After Being Struck By Vehicle

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Baruch Dayan Emmes: Eight-year-old Moishe Horowitz z”l, who was hit by a jeep and seriously injured on Meshach Chachma Street in Modi’in Illit on Tuesday 21 Shevat, was niftar of his massive injuries later in the day. The levaya took place at 12:30AM Wednesday, at Shamgar, with kvura on Har HaZeisim.

Moishe z”l was the son of Rav Yaakov Horowitz, Rosh Kollel in Beit Knesset Kehillas Meshach Chachma in Modi’in Illit. Moishe was a talmid in second grade in Talmud Torah Derech Emmes, named after his grandfather HaGaon Rav Horowitz, a prominent talmid chacham from Bnei Brak.

Police report that the child was transported to the trauma unit at Tel Hashomer Hospital. The driver was detained for questioning and an investigation launched.

(YWN – Israel Desk, Jerusalem/Photo Credit: MDA Spokesman Unit)