Brighton Beach, NY (April 8, 2021) – According to authorities, an elderly man was struck and killed by a motor vehicle that pinned him u against a storefront on Wednesday afternoon, April 7th. The fatal accident was reported in the Brighton Beach neighborhood of Brooklyn at around 3:45 p.m.
Officers say that 97-year-old Volf Ferdman was using a walking device alongside Brighton Beach Avenue when a 2008 Cadillac Escalade jumped the curb and struck him. The Escalade hit Ferdman and pinned him between the front doors of a nearby storefront and the bumper of the vehicle.
Emergency crews responded to the scene where they transported Ferdman to a nearby hospital. He was pronounced deceased a short time later.
The driver of the Escalade, identified only as a 79-year-old man was uninjured in the crash. The incident remains under investigation.
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