A person drove a rented pickup truck down a crowded bike path close to the World Trade Center in decrease Manhattan, crushing and placing cyclists and pedestrians. In addition to these killed, a few dozen individuals have been harm.
“He was a really, really kind, not heartless, intelligent and curious person. We always had conversations about what he was studying at school,” Bahji Chancey instructed WABC.
Cleves not too long ago graduated from Skidmore College in Saratoga Springs, New York. The school stated in an announcement that Cleves additionally labored as an badyst and internet developer.
“An incident of terrorism that takes the lives of innocent people anywhere in the world touches each of us in our fundamental humanity,” the badertion stated. “But the effect is more pronounced — and far more personal — when our community is directly linked to such a horrendous event.”
Cleves grew up biking across the metropolis and would bike all over the place round city, Chancey stated.
Drake, 32, was an avid reader and was at all times serving to his mother and father.
“He had everything going for him. Everything you can imagine,” Drake’s father, Jimmy, instructed CNN affiliate WCBS.
Drake lived in New Milford, New Jersey, however labored in New York as a venture supervisor for Moody’s Analytics, an economics badysis agency.
When his mother and father could not attain him hours after the badault, they drove to Bellevue Hospital in New York, the place they have been instructed he had died.
“At the moment, I just lost it,” Jimmy Drake stated. “You see the child you loved for 33 years.”
Darren Drake would have celebrated his birthday in two weeks, his father stated.
Drake was remembered as “a good man with a soft touch and huge heart” in an announcement launched by the New Milford Public School District, the place he served on the native board of schooling from 2009 to 2013.
“He is respected for his unwavering commitment to the children of New Milford and their education,” Superintendent Michael Polizzi wrote of Drake. “In addition to his insights into the needs of students, he brought to the board significant business acumen, intelligence and humor. He was friendly, fully engaged and forward-thinking.”
Anne-Laure Decadt, 31, was touring together with her two sisters and mom in New York on the time of the badault.
The Belgian mom of two died Tuesday evening at New York-Presbyterian Hospital, based on an announcement from her husband, Alexander Naessens.
Decadt’s mom and two sisters weren’t harmed, he stated.
She had been biking on the bike path when she was hit from behind by the truck, CNN affiliate VTM reported.
Decadt “was a fantastic wife and the most beautiful mom to our two sons of 3 months and 3 years old. This loss is unbearable and difficult to understand,” Naessens wrote.
Five mates from Argentina
The group had traveled hundreds of miles for a once-in-a-lifetime journey to have a good time the 30th anniversary of their highschool commencement.
Hernán Diego Mendoza, Diego Enrique Angelini, Alejandro Damián Pagnucco, Ariel Erlij and Hernán Ferruchi died within the badault, Argentina’s Foreign Affairs Ministry stated.
The males have been from Rosario, a city almost 200 miles northwest of Buenos Aires.
Jose Nunez, a consultant in Argentina’s nationwide congress, was a good friend of Erlij’s. He instructed CNN en Español that Erlij was a profitable businessman who cherished his household of 4 kids.
“We are losing a great man, a great businessman and a great family man,” Nunez stated.
On Twitter, Argentine President Mauricio Macri stated he was “deeply moved by the tragic deaths … in NY. We put ourselves at the disposition of the families of the Argentinian victims.”
President Donald Trump tweeted late Wednesday that he had a dialog with Macri.
“Just spoke to President Macri of Argentina about the five proud and wonderful men killed in the West Side terror attack,” Trump stated. “God be with them!”
A sixth Argentine nationwide who was additionally a part of the group was injured in the course of the badault.
CNN’s Marilia Brocchetto, Hilary McGann, Brynn Gingras and Eliott C. McLaughlin contributed to this report.