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Police on Wednesday located and detained for questioning a truck driver
suspected of striking and killing a pedestrian earlier in the day before
fleeing the scene in Herzliya.
The man allegedly struck an approximately 90-year-old man and fled the scene without stopping to offer him assistance.
elderly man was discovered in the street early on Wednesday morning.
MDA paramedics called to the scene pronounced him dead after efforts to
resuscitate him failed.
The man was later identified as Yosef Rubenstein, a Holocaust survivor who lost his family in the Holocaust.
Police searched the area for some three hours before locating and detaining the suspect.
in Netanya, an approximately 80-year-old woman was struck by a car and
seriously injured on Wednesday morning. She was evacuated to Laniado
Medical Center in the city.