Beaten 9/11 Firefighter is Road Rage Victim

From today’s Daily News:

After attending a 9/11 memorial last Monday, Berkhout was walking with his
wife, Margaret, when a car recklessly sped past them, and he yelled at it.

The car skidded to a stop, and three men got out: 28-year-old twins Darnell
and Darian Taylor, and their 25-year-old brother Christopher Robinson, cops
said. The thugs set upon Berkhout, pummeling him with their fists and feet, cops
said.

  • ddartley

    Regarding the pretty good Daily News article covering it:
    1. The victim’s wife is my hero.
    2. All those firefighters showing up at the courthouse is great, but I’m waiting for the day when the public realizes that reckless driving, which started the whole thing, is just as antisocial as the assault itself.

  • Yeah, the wife stealing their keys is actually a huge clue. Cars = Fast & Clean getaway. That creates a higher potential for anti-social behavior. Without those keys, they were sitting ducks after the beating.

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