Tuesday, May 29, 2012
EVG reader John sends along this photo of a memorial at Union Square.
Early last Thursday morning, Roxana Sorina Buta was returning to her East Harlem home from her job as a waitress at Bar 6 on Sixth Avenue and 13th Street. She was reportedly crossing Broadway at East 14th Street when a dump truck struck and killed her. She was 21.
The driver reportedly never stopped ... and the woman's mother is asking for the driver to turn himself in. "He hit my daughter and he just kept on driving. Who does something like that? He should give himself up," the mother, Cristina Oprea, told the Post in an article published this morning.
Gothamist has more about the Hunter College student and aspiring actress here.
The above sign reads, "Sleep tight our darling sister, and stay with us always."