BD”E: 65-year-old Gavriel Mardaknayevy, of Brooklyn, was killed last night after being dragged two blocks by a vehicle in an episode of road rage.
The tragedy unfolded after a minor accident in Bay Ridge at around 9 p.m. lead to to Mardaknayevy getting out of his wife’s car at the intersection of 65th Street and Third Avenue and attempting to confront the 55-year-old driver of the other vehicle. As he walked in front of the suspect’s van, and the suspect allegedly accelerated, striking Mardaknayevy and dragging him for blocks, authorities say.
The suspect stopped his car and was taken into custody, police say. Charges against him are pending. Mardaknayevy was pronounced dead at a hospital. Read more at NBC.