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Posted at 1:34 PM ET, 11/19/2010

D.C. man, 20, killed in N.Y. crash

By David P. Marino-Nachison

A 20-year-old District man was killed in a Thursday night crash in Central Islip, N.Y., police said.

Benjamin Cecil, a New York Institute of Technology student, was hit by a car while crossing the street around 6:25 p.m., the Suffolk County Police Department said in a Thursday press release.

The car that hit him had a green light, witnesses told police.

Cecil was taken to Southside Hospital in Bay Shore, where he died around 8:44 p.m. The driver of the car was not injured.

Police continue to investigate the crash.

By David P. Marino-Nachison  | November 19, 2010; 1:34 PM ET
Categories:  Around the Nation, David P. Marino-Nachison, Traffic Accidents  
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