Vigil Tonight for Nine-Year-Old Killed by SUV


A vigil for the family of the nine-year-old boy who was killed Saturday when an SUV jumped the sidewalk and hit him in Fort Greene is planned tonight at the corner of Clermont and Dekalb avenues at 7 pm. Community residents, religious leaders, and safe street advocates are invited to join. The vigil is being organized by Council Member Letitia James. “I will be working with the Department of Transportation to review the details of the incident, and specifically determine what measures can be taken to increase driver and pedestrian safety along De Kalb Avenue,” she said in a press release about the incident. The most comprehensive article on the subject is here.


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