Student Killed In Deadly DUI Accident In Midwood

Moshe Berkowitz (Photo:

A 25-year-old yeshiva student died after his car was swiped by an apparent drunk driver yesterday.

Moshe Berkowitz was heading north on Ocean Avenue near Avenue N when a southbound Volkswagen Passat hit him just after 11:30 p.m.

Police believe the 23-year-old driver of the other vehicle was drunk and charges are pending. He and his female passenger were taken to Kings County Hospital for non-life-threatening injuries.

Berkowitz, a student at Yeshiva Ohr Yitzchok in Flatbush, was pronounced dead at Maimonides Medical Center.