The New York Post reports that Columbia Heights resident Dan Hanegby, 36, died this morning when he lost balance and fell while riding a bike, then was struck by a bus. Mr. Hanegby, who was married with two children, was a director in the investment banking division of Credit Suisse Group. A native of Tel Aviv, he had been the top ranked tennis player in Israel at 18, before his service in the Israeli Defense Forces. He later came to the U.S. and was captain of the tennis team at Brown University.
At the time of the incident Mr. Hanegby was riding a Citi Bike. His was the first fatality of a Citi Bike rider since the program began in 2013.
We at BHB extend our deepest sympathy to Mr. Hanegby’s family and friends.