The toddler struck by a vehicle in Lakewood this afternoon has passed away at the hospital a short time ago.
Batsheva Esther Wolfson A”H, 2, was walking near a driveway when a vehicle backed out of the driveway, striking her, Detective Greg Staffordsmith confirms.
She was transported by Hatzolah Paramedics to Jersey Shore Medical Center, where she succumbed to her injuries.
The incident is under investigation by the Lakewood Police Department’s Traffic and Safety Unit, the Ocean County Prosecutor’s Office and the Ocean County Sheriff’s Department CSI Unit.
The Levaya will be taking place at 7:30 PM at the 7th Street Chapel.
Baruch Dayan Ha’emes.