BOSTON (CBS) — A Italian woman with ties to a family in Boston’s North End is among the dead after a truck plowed into a Christmas market in Berlin, Germany in a terrorist attack Monday, killing 12.
Fabrizia Di Lorenzo was visiting Berlin from Italy at the time.READ MORE: Wife Of New Bedford Police Sergeant Who Died From COVID-19 Fights For Benefits
Her cousins own Lucia’s Restaurant in the North End.READ MORE: Firework Thrown From Car Sparks Fire In Franklin; Police Search For Driver
“We send our love to her parents Gaetano and Giovanna and to her brother Gerardo and to all our family in Sulmona, Italy,” her family members in Boston said in a statement. “Fabrizia dedicated her life to the ideals of cooperation and understanding between peoples and nations. Though she was taken from us by we know her ideals will live on.”MORE NEWS: Are COVID Tests Accurate For Variants? Dr. Mallika Marshall Answers Your Questions
The family said they are making plans to go to Italy in the coming days.