It's been a heartbreaking week for Rafael Sanz. His pregnant wife, traffic agent Donnette Sanz, was hit by an out-of-control van and was pinned under a school bus on a Bronx street. She died, but doctors delivered their 2-months premature baby boy. Unfortunately, the baby lost his fight a week later and Sanz told the Daily News that doctors weren't optimistic, so he took the baby off the respirator "to end his pain." Donnette Sanz's funeral was planned for tomorrow; the widower will now bury his son with his wife. He said, "I loved the baby for the one week that I had him. But one week was not enough... I think he will be okay with his mother. That's the only comfort that I find.." And NY1 reports that charges against the van's driver, who is an unlicensed ex-con and charged with criminally negligent homicide, may be upgraded.
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