MONSEY – Ramapo Town Police released the identity of the child killed by a taxicab as it backed out of the family’s driveway on Johanna Lane in Monsey on Sunday as Ephraim Szydlow, who was 15 months old.
The driver of the cab, Jorge Garrangui-Castillo, 41, of Monsey was driving without a license as he picked up a fare at that address, police said. Two other people were in the cab at the time of the deadly incident.
Police said there was no evidence of alcohol or drug involvement.
Garrangui-Castillo was charged with unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle and police said additional tickets may be forthcoming at the end of the investigation.