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Husband ‘not good’ after he mows down and kills his wife, 51, after his throwing SUV into reverse

Husband, 50, who ran over and killed his wife, 51, while they washed their jeep after accidentally stepping on the gas is ‘not good’, say family

  • Marcos Salas, 50, was ‘not good’ after he accidentally threw his Jeep Commander into reverse and ran over his wife at a Queens, New York, car wash  
  • Salas and his wife Isabel Ramirez-Cohetero, 51, had been washing the vehicle Saturday at a BP gas station in the Fresh Pond section of Queens on Saturday 
  • They moved their SUV in an effort to dry the vehicle when the husband realized that he had left the car in reverse 
  • He rushed to the wheel in an effort to stop the Jeep but instead of stepping on the brake, the man stepped on the gas and barreled over his wife
  • The unconscious woman was rushed to the Wyckoff Heights Medical Center with body trauma but she was pronounced dead 
  • No arrest have been made and an investigation into the incident is ongoing 

A New York man is not fairing well after he accidentally ran over and killed his wife as they washed their vehicle on Saturday, his family have said. 

Family members said Marcos Salas, 50, was ‘not good’ after the horrific accident which claimed the life of his wife Isabel Ramirez-Cohetero, 51, at a BP gas station in the Fresh Pond area of Queens, New York. 

‘It’s all too raw and emotional to talk right now,’ one man outside the couple’s home in Ridgewood, also Queens, told the Daily News.

Most mourners gathered in the home bearing bouquets of flowers declined to comment further. 

Salas and his wife had been washing their Jeep Commander at a gas station around 12.15pm, police said.

They had moved their SUV in an effort to dry the vehicle when Salas realized that he had left the car in reverse, the New York Post reports.

 

Isabel Ramirez-Cohetero, 51, and her 50-year-old husband Marcos Salas (above) had been washing their Jeep Commander at a Queens BP gas station on Saturday

He rushed to the wheel in an effort to stop the Jeep but instead of stepping on the brake, the man stepped on the gas and barreled over his wife. 

The unconscious woman was rushed to the Wyckoff Heights Medical Center with body trauma but she was pronounced dead. 

‘A man ran inside crying ‘My wife, my wife, my wife in serious condition. Call the ambulance.’ He kept on repeating ambulance, ambulance,’ said 51-year-old Firoz Khan, an attendant at the BP. 

The Ridgewood couple had moved their SUV in an effort to dry the vehicle when Marcos Salas (left) realized that he had left the car in reverse (the couple pictured in 2016)

The Ridgewood couple had moved their SUV in an effort to dry the vehicle when Marcos Salas (left) realized that he had left the car in reverse (the couple pictured in 2016)

He added: ‘I went outside and I saw the lady laying on the ground on her back. Her head was to the [fence] and her feet were towards [the store]. I saw them putting her on the stretcher…she was not moving.

‘This is sad. I feel sorry for the husband. He was crying, he was upset.’ 

Family members shared that they are devastated by the incident and added that they are doing their best to support Salas. 

He rushed to the wheel in an effort to stop the Jeep but instead of stepping on the brake, the man stepped on the gas and barreled over his wife

He rushed to the wheel in an effort to stop the Jeep but instead of stepping on the brake, the man stepped on the gas and barreled over his wife

No arrest were made and an investigation is pending

No arrest were made and an investigation is pending

The couple’s son said that the father was ‘still crying’ and struggled to talk. 

A man who identified himself as the victim’s brother said: ‘It’s in the family, that’s why we don’t want to talk about it. It was an accident. Nobody is wrong. 

No arrest were made and an investigation is pending. 

The gas station was reportedly less than a mile from where the family lived. 

The gas station was reportedly less than a mile from where the family lived

The gas station was reportedly less than a mile from where the family lived

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