Brooklyn: Drunk Driver Who Killed Moshe Berkowitz Z”L Gets Convicted
Brooklyn, NY - Kings County District Attorney Charles J. Hynestoday announced the conviction of Anel Kolenovic, 25, on charges of Manslaughter in the Second Degree, Operating a Motor Vehicle While Impaired, and Assault in the Second Degree.
He was charged with killing the driver of a car he struck while speeding down Ocean Avenue drunk in November 2010. He faces a maximum of five to 15 years in prison when he is sentenced on March 18 before Brooklyn Supreme Court Justice John Ingram.
On November 29, 2010, Kolenovic was speeding down Ocean Avenue and ran a red light at Avenue N, in Midwood, where he hit Moshe Berkowitz’s car, killing Berkowitz. Two passengers in Kolenovic’s car were injured. Kolenovic was intoxicated at the time of the incident.