WOODRIDGE, NY [CHI] — A tragic one-vehicle accident upstate New York left one Bochur dead, and a seriously injured passenger after the driver apparently fell asleep at the wheel. The incident took place on Route 58, Glen Wild Road near Woodridge in Sullivan County, right across from the Skvere Camp Beis Yitzchok.
Yeshiva World News reported that the Niftar is 19-year-old Yeshaya Dovid Eckstein OBM who lived on 8th Street in the Kensington section of Brooklyn.
Hatzalah and Police responded to the scene and declared the driver dead at the scene, and med-evac’d the passenger to a local hospital. Chesed Shel Emes and Misaskim responded to the scene as well for Kavod HaMes.