Tragedy struck the Far Rockaway community today as a young father of two was struck and killed by a vehicle.
R Naftali Rhodes z”l, son of Rabbi Dovid Rhodes, rosh yeshiva of Torah Metzion in Great Neck, was walking on Central Avenue when he was hit by a car. Hatzolah rushed the victim to the hospital where, despite doctors’ best efforts, he was niftar.
The driver remained on scene and police are investigating the crash.
The levayah will take place on Erev Shabbos.
Umacha Hashem dimah me’al kol ponim.