Senior IDF officer, Lt. Col. Safa Mohammed Izzeddin, tragically killed in traffic accident in Maghar.

Lt. Col. Izzeddin was the commander of IDF's Jerusalem District Coordination and Liaison department.

He was hit by a car while crossing the street in the predominantly Druze city.

Initial investigation reveals he was hit by one car and then struck by another in the opposite lane.

Despite immediate medical attention, Lt. Col. Izzeddin's injuries were critical, leading to his unfortunate passing.

Police have initiated an investigation, and the driver of the vehicle has been detained for questioning.

The community mourns the loss of this dedicated officer, with heartfelt condolences from his family.

Lt. Col. Izzeddin was on his way to his sister's wedding when the tragic accident occurred.

A funeral for the officer is scheduled for 6 p.m. in Maghar, where he will be remembered for his honorable service to the country.