January 23, 2021
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2 Young Brothers Killed in Front of Parents by Car, and Socialite Driver Is Charged with DUI

Archangel Michael Coptic Orthodox Church of Ventura County Mark and Jacob Iskander

A Los Angeles socialite is facing two counts of vehicular manslaughter for allegedly killing two young brothers with her car Tuesday night while allegedly driving drunk.

According to several local reports, including those from CBS Los Angeles, the Sacramento Bee, and KNBC, Rebecca Grossman, 57, is accused of killing brothers Mark and Jacob Iskander.

Mark, 11, and Jacob, 9, were hit by a car as they crossed the street in a crosswalk at about 7:10 p.m. in Westlake Village.

One of the boys was pronounced dead at the scene. The other was taken to a nearby hospital, where he died a few hours later.

Grossman is being held on $2 million bail. She has yet to enter pleas to the charges against her.

Information on her attorney was unavailable at press time.

Police allege Grossman did not

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A Southern California community is mourning two brothers, ages 11 and 9, after they were struck and killed by a driver in suburban Los Angeles County, according to authorities.



Two brothers were killed when they were hit by a car, in Westlake Village, Calif., Sept. 29, 2020.


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Two brothers were killed when they were hit by a car, in Westlake Village, Calif., Sept. 29, 2020.

The children were crossing a street in Westlake Village when they were hit by a driver just after 7 p.m. Tuesday, the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department said.



a traffic light at night: Two brothers were killed when they were hit by a car, in Westlake Village, Calif., Sept. 29, 2020.


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Two brothers were killed when they were hit by a car, in Westlake Village, Calif., Sept. 29, 2020.

The parents were at there at the time, according to the sheriff’s office.

One boy was pronounced dead at the scene. The second boy was taken to a local hospital where he died a few hours later, the sheriff’s office said.



a stop light in a dark room: Two brothers were killed when they were hit by a car, in Westlake Village, Calif., Sept. 29, 2020.


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Two brothers were killed when they were hit by a

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