A 16-year-old boy from Brooklyn has passed away after being struck by a car while walking on 17th Avenue between 53rd and 54th.
Hatzolah members treated the boy and gave him CPR on site before transferring him to Maimonides Hospital for further treatment.
The niftar, Yisroel Schwartz, was a tenth grade talmid at Yeshivas Novominsk in Boro Park. He was a son of Rabbi and Mrs. Dov Schwartz of Kensington.
Yehi zichro boruch.