TRAGEDY IN WILLIAMSBURG: 21-Year-Old Moshe Yehuda Viner R’L Killed By Truck On Kent Avenue In Williamsburg


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wwTragedy struck the Williamsburg community on Thursday, when 21-year-old Moshe Yehuda Viner was R”L killed in an accident on Kent Avenue on Thursday morning.

His jacket reportedly got caught in the truck he had just finished unloading at a construction site – and was R”L dragged down the street.

Hatzolah and FDNY-EMS responded to the scene at Kent Avenue and South 10 Street at 11:18AM, and found the victim with serious injuries.

He was transported to the hospital by FDNY-EMS and Williamsburg Hatzolah Paramedics.

Unfortunately, he turned extremely critical after arriving at the hospital, and was Niftar around 1:30PM.

The NYPD Collision Investigation Squad was on the scene conducting an investigation.

The Niftar was a Talmid of Satmar UTA in Boro Park, and in Satmar Kiryas Yoel Mesivta. He got married just last year.

The Levaya will be held tonight (Thursday) at 8:00PM at the Satmar Bais HaMedrash on Hooper Street in Williamsburg, followed by a Levaya and Kevura at the Satmar cemetery in Kiryas Yoel.

Boruch Dayan HaEmmes…


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(Chaim Shapiro – YWN)


  1. Oy! Oy! What are we to do HaShem Yisborach. What are you telling us? A man run over in California, yesterday I forget where it happened.. someone was run over and now this. Oy vey what is going to be? This is our brother! I am so saddened by these recent events. Kislev a month of light and hope. My morning davening is sliding, my overall davening is motionless, my bentching is beggining to go faster, Oy HaShem help us focus and come back to you and please bring the Geulah!