BDE: Reb Shmuel Yosef (Stuart) Hecht, Hit by Car in Woodmere

An elderly man in Woodmere was struck by a car and killed as he walked home from Shacharis Tuesday morning.

Around 7:00 a.m., Reb Shmuel Yosef (Stuart) Hecht was hit near Peninsula Boulevard and Edward Avenue. Hatzolah rushed him to South Nassau Hospital, where he was niftar.

ABC7 reports that Reb Shmuel Yosef, 73, was hit by a 36-year-old woman, who remained on the scene following the accident.