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Estelle Davis Biography
Estelle Davis was an old Brooklyn nurse who was crushed to death by a backhoe that knocked her over with its shovel and then ran over her in the eastern New York section of the district on Friday. Gruesome surveillance video released Saturday shows Estelle Davis walking through the intersection of New Lots and Van Sinderen Avenue just after 2 p.m. Friday as she made her way to her nearby nursing job.
Estelle Davis Age
Estelle Davis was 61 years old at the time of her death.
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Davis appears to have his head down and is looking at a cell phone or some other object in her hand as she walks to the sidewalk. As she approaches the curb, she doesn’t realize that the driver who probably didn’t see Davis is driving a large backhoe in reverse.
The backhoe shovel hits Davis’s head, knocking him back.
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In surveillance footage, various objects are seen flying from her hands. After being knocked to the ground, the backhoe continues to pull out of the driveway and into the intersection, dragging Davis’s body several feet below it.
Then the backhoe is started and Davis is seen motionless in the middle of the intersection.
Estelle Davis Obituary
According to the New York Police Department, officers responded to a 911 call about an unconscious person near New Lots Avenue and Van Sinderen Avenue around 2:23 p.m. Friday. Rescuers arrived at the scene and reported that a 61-year-old woman suffered trauma to her body.
The woman was rushed to Brookdale Hospital, where she was pronounced dead.
Davis was due to arrive at work at 3 p.m., where she was scheduled to finish her shift at 8 p.m.
Estelle Davis Husband
“Estelle, she has a heart of gold, she is always ready to help people,” her husband of 59 years, Cleveland Thomas Jr, told the New York Daily News. “She was a pastor, she has the title of school teacher and nurse, so she is extremely people-oriented.
“And she is always ready to help others in need.”
She said she received a call from Brookdale doctors shortly after 3 p.m. Friday asking her to rush to the hospital.
Thomas and Davis met in high school 48 years ago.