Funeral held for Monsey child killed by minivan

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Funeral services were held this afternoon for a 14-month-old girl who was hit and pinned by her mother's minivan in the driveway of their home in Monsey yesterday.

Hundreds of family members and friends gathered at Brick Church Road Cemetery to say goodbye to Rifka Kravetz.

Police say Rifka's mother, Avigayil Kravetz, was backing out of the driveway of their home on Monsey Heights Road when she struck and pinned her daughter under the minivan. So far, no charges have been filed against Kravitz.

Child hospitalized after being pinned under van

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