Josh RultenbergNov 13, 2017, 12:29 pm

Bais Rochel School: Students return after 6-year-old was killed by school bus

A funeral for Fradel Mezzi was held Friday

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KIRYAS JOEL — Bais Rochel School first-grader, Fradel Mezzi, 6, was hit and killed at the intersection of Acres Road and Lemberg Court by a Kiryas Joel School District bus on Nov. 10 while crossing the street.

Investigators say Mezzi was hit head-on, later died.

The bus driver, who stayed on scene following the accident, claimed they never saw her.

Kiryas Joel School Superintendent Joel Petlin told FiOS1 News that the driver was given a sobriety test on the scene and the DMV is reviewing the situation.

A funeral for Mezzi was held on Friday, hours after the crash.

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