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Jane Martin-Lavaud, a member of Families for Safe Streets, whose daughter was killed by a reckless driver in 2013. Eagle photo by Arthur de Gaeta

Mourners hold vigil on Bath Beach corner where toddler was killed

May 7 | Paula Katinas

Bath Beach residents and local elected officials held a vigil in the rain on Sunday on the street corner where a 3-year-old boy riding his scooter was killed by a van driver last week. The participants didn’t let a steady rain stop them from paying tribute to Emur Shavkator, the toddler who was struck and […]

Advocates demand action after boy is killed at ‘dangerous’ Bath Beach intersection

May 3 | Paula Katinas

Transportation safety advocates and elected officials demanded that the city take action in the wake of the death of a 3-year-old boy who was struck and killed by a food delivery truck on a Bath Beach street on Thursday. “This tragic crash could have been prevented,” said Amy Cohen, founder of the group Families for […]

Three-year-old on scooter killed by candy van in Bath Beach

May 2 | By Todd Maisel

A 3-year-old boy was struck and killed by a van delivering candy to 86th Street concessions as he was making a turn from Bay 25th Street onto Benson Avenue in Bath Beach this afternoon, police said. Witnesses say the child, identified as Emur Shavkator, was with his mother riding a small green scooter on Benson […]

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