NYC driver arrested in LI pedestrian fatality

NYC driver arrested in LI pedestrian fatality

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ELMONT, N.Y. (AP) - A Queens man has been arrested in connection with the death of a pedestrian crossing a Long Island street.

Authorities say the man was driving at the intersection of Elmont Road and Cerenzia Boulevard in Elmont, N.Y., around 3:30 p.m. Saturday when he hit a 61-year-old man. The victim was taken to an area hospital where he was pronounced dead.

Authorities determined the driver was intoxicated. He has been arrested on charges including vehicular manslaughter and driving while intoxicated.

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