Family of Hannah Ayeh-Brachie reeling after last week's fatal Tappan Zee crash

The family of the Bronx woman killed in last week's fatal Tappan Zee Bridge crash is struggling mightily in the wake of her death. Hannah

Hannah Ayeh-Brachie owned a hair salon in Tremont.

Hannah Ayeh-Brachie owned a hair salon in Tremont. (7/31/13)

THE BRONX - The family of the Bronx woman killed in last week's fatal Tappan Zee Bridge crash is struggling mightily in the wake of her death.

Hannah Ayeh-Brachie, a 56-year-old mother of four from Rockland County, was killed on impact by a wrong-way driver. Brachie's husband, Newman, was in the driver's seat when his wife was killed, and sustained serious chest injuries. 

Family members say they are functioning on a day-to-day basis, but add that they are completely distraught by Ayeh-Brachie's death.

Ayeh-Brachie owned several businesses in the Bronx, including a hair salon in Tremont.

Meanwhile, police have yet to press charges against the driver in the crash. They are awaiting toxicology reports and other pending evidence in the investigation.
 

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