Chicago, IL – Loyola Student Killed While Crossing the Street

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    Chicago, IL – Miriam Benezra, 21, of Skokie was crossing the street near Devon and Sheridan when a Mercedes going south on Sheridan Road hit her pushing her into the northbound lanes where she then was hit by a Nissan SUV. She was rushed to St. Francis Hospital in Evanston but was pronounced dead.

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    Miriam or Miri, as she was known to her friends, a Loyola University campus,worked at an Evanston art store and was a photography student. Her parents own North Shore Kosher Bakery in Chicago.

    The two drivers involved in the accident, were ticketed for failing to exercise care for a pedestrian.

    Funeral services will be held at a Skokie synagogue today. [wbbm]


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    Anonymous
    Anonymous
    16 years ago

    It is such a great loss, she was a wonderful person who will be missed by many.

    My prayers go out to her entire family.

    Anonymous
    Anonymous
    16 years ago

    BD”E oy gevald the tzoros seem like there is no end in sight!!!!!!! tatte in himmel please have rachmonus on your heilege children!!! we cant bare any longer. hamokom yenachem eschem bsoch shar avelie tzion yirushalayem… may the family and klal yisroel only see simchos bkoruv..

    avi
    avi
    16 years ago

    R”L BD”E!! Heiliger RBS”O Please take the tzaros out of Klal Yisrael!

    Camp Driver
    Camp Driver
    16 years ago

    i am so scared to ask….did she have a brother Michael Ben Ezra who learnt in Shaare Torah in brooklyn??? My great friend.

    Anonymous
    Anonymous
    16 years ago

    that’s awful. hamamkom yenacheim eschem b’soch she’ar availei tzion v’yerushalayim.

    Anonymous
    Anonymous
    16 years ago

    She was a very nice person and will be missed by many.

    Anonymous
    Anonymous
    16 years ago

    I can only offer to keep her family and friends in my prayers.

    Anonymous
    Anonymous
    16 years ago

    How sad, that poor child.