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Man killed after car hits utility poles in Long Island

EAST MEADOW, N.Y. (AP) - Nassau County police say a 50-year-old man has been killed after he lost control of his car and struck two utility poles on Long Island. 63 more words

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Former cop thought teen with Down syndrome he ran over was traffic cone: lawyer

LEVITTOWN, Long Island (PIX11) — Could a former NYPD cop have mistaken a teenager for a traffic cone?

That’s what the lawyer for Michael Elardo said happened just after midnight Sunday morning. 239 more words

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Hit-and-run driver kills 13-year-old with Down syndrome

LEVITTOWN, N.Y. (PIX11) – Just a few minutes after midnight,13-year-old Bryanna Soplin, who had Down syndrome, was trying to cross the six lanes of Hempstead Turnpike at Gardiner’s  Avenue, according to Nassau County Police, when she was hit by a blue minivan heading east. 168 more words

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Long Island School Bus Accident Leaves 17 Students Injured

EAST MEADOW, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) — Seventeen high school students suffered minor injuries Monday afternoon, after an accident on Long Island.

The accident happened around 3:30 p.m. 84 more words

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