Updated: Kiryas Yoel Boy Niftar After Being Hit By Truck


kiryas-yoel[Update below.] 9:04 a.m. A 9-year-old boy was flown in critical condition yesterday after he ran into a moving dump truck while on a scooter in Kiryas Yoel. Troopers say Yoel Fried, 9, was riding the scooter on Stelisk Court around 7:25 p.m. and then ran on to Forest Road and ran into the dump truck and was thrown from the scooter, troopers say.He was flown with massive head trauma to Westchester Medical Center in Valhalla.

The operator of the dump truck was not charged.

Update, 1:34 p.m. EST: It is with great sadness that we report the passing of 9-year-old Yoel Fried z”l, who was niftar a short while ago, succumbing to his injuries from last night’s accident.

Umacha Hashem dimah mei’al kol ponim.

Levaya details will be posted when they become avilable.

Boruch dayan emes.

{Record Online/Noam Amdurski-Matzav.com Newscenter}


  1. Anyone know what street the family lives on in KJ? Or an address? I wish to send something to the family, a personal message.


  2. Not looking to Blame anybady! just that chas veshulim such accidents should not happen again & be prevented if Kids are not under supervison!