Harvard Hillel is mourning the death of graduate student Isaac Meyers. The 28-year old was killed when he was hit by a truck while crossing the street in Central Square around 6:45am on Monday.
Meyers in 2006.
Meyers was a doctoral candidate specializing in Hebrew. He was also a writer and played the ukulele. Friends gathered on campus to remember him on Monday night.
Michael Simon, Harvard Hillel's associate director, notified students of Meyer's death via email saying that "we feel immeasurable pain and sadness."
The tractor-trailer that struck Meyers belonged to Shaw's Supermarkets. Judy Chong, a spokesperson for the company said that Shaw's is "cooperating fully with state and local authorities who are investigating. Our thoughts are with all parties affected by this tragic incident.”
Meyer's friends have created a Facebook page to honor his memory. No charges have yet been filed against the driver.
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