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Philadelphia, PA - Woman Killed by Drunk Driver

Published on: May 1, 2008 05:03 PM
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Philadelphia, PA - Sandra Schinfeld, a 58-year-old Melrose Park woman, was killed by a 24-year-old drunk driver early on North Broad Street in the city’s Logan section. Her husband, Jay Schinfeld, 60, who practices reproductive medicine, said that their car was struck on the passenger side by another vehicle. He was treated for minor injuries.

Police arrested Danielle Witherspoon, 24, of the 5000 block of North Franklin Street in Olney, at the accident scene near Albert Einstein Medical Center and charged her with involuntary manslaughter and driving under the influence.

A memorial service will be at 1 p.m. today at Congregation Adath Jeshurun, 7763 Old York Rd., Elkins Park.

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 May 01, 2008 at 05:17 PM meir Says:

54 yrs is NOT old


 May 01, 2008 at 06:04 PM Anonymous Says:

hashem yerachem!!!! have rachmunus on klal yisroel we just cant bear it no longer.... when will ppl or should i call them animals will learn not TO DRIVE UNDER THE INFLUENCE this neshumah couldve been spared had this animal not drink and drive they should have this person sit for life in a 3x4 or get the death penalty


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