Father, son die at N.Y. recycling plant


NEW YORK (JTA) — An Israeli immigrant and his son died in an accident at a New York City recycling plant.

Harel Dahan, 23, fell into a pit of waste material at the Regal Recycling plant in Queens and succumbed to the toxic fumes, according to news reports. Dahan’s father, Shlomo, died trying to help his son.

A worker who tried to save the Dahans also perished.

"He was a very sweet guy," Abe Rosenthal, a friend of Shlomo’s, told the New York Post.

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