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Far Rockaway resident killed in Lawrence

Naftali Rhodes was hit by a truck by Central Avenue and the Nassau Expressway


Far Rockaway resident Naftali Rhodes, 34, was struck and killed while walking on Central Avenue by a 2016 Freightliner truck headed north on the Nassau Expressway and was being driven by a man, 37, at 1:48 p.m. on Nov. 8, according to the Nassau County police.

Rhodes was crossing the road also known as state Route 878 from the west side to the east side. He suffered severe damage to his body, police said, and was taken by Hatzalah ambulance to a local hospital, where he was pronounced dead.