SYRACUSE NY –
Within a few hours, Siracusa's men's basketball coach Jim Bohemim went from a solemn victory at the Carrier Dome to be involved in a lethal I-690 catastrophe. 19659004] Here's what the CNYCentral taught about the chronology of events on Wednesday night.
The Syracuse basketball game against No. 18 in Louisville ended shortly before 21:00
The Boeheim coach held his conference for a press conference shortly thereafter and wrapped around 21:15
Thompson's Joe Thompson's Italian manager of the Italian restaurant Rd. told the CNYCentral that Jim and Julie Boheme and several others had dinner at the restaurant at about 21:45
The general manager said they were downstairs for more privacy. He said that Boeheim did not drink alcohol and never saw him drink during his stop at the restaurant.
Boeheims stayed for about an hour and left at about 22:45, according to the general manager. 11:22 PM, Dispatchers received a 911 call from Bohemia and the police were sent east to I-690 to Thompson.
Investigators say a car has lost control and hit the fence. It is said that many people in the car have come out and are on the highway in the "immediate vicinity of this vehicle".
The police say that Bohemia noticed the wheelchair and tried to avoid the vehicle that was in the middle of the road. The police then reported that Boeheim had hit 51-year-old Jorge Jimenez of Syracuse, who stood on the side of the road.
Jimenez was taken to the State University Hospital where he was declared dead. police and "fully cooperate with the investigation," the police said.
He published a statement Thursday at noon, saying he was a "broken heart".
Police said they did not believe that alcohol or drugs were a catastrophe. At present, they have not issued any tickets or have submitted any fees.