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Holocaust survivor killed in Brooklyn accident

Sunday, September 16, 2012

A Holocaust survivor died while attempting to cross the street in Brooklyn.

Police in Williamsburg say a driver who was parking his car on Clymer Street just before 10 o'clock Saturday night backed into two women who were crossing the street between two cars.

A woman in her 80's, identified as Gitzella Katz, was pronounced dead at Bellevue Hospital.

The unidentified 68-year old woman who was also hit survived.

No charges are filed against the 26-year old driver.

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