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LI taxi plows into 3 pedestrians, 1 killed

Taxi cab plows into three pedestrians in Baldwin, Long Island.
March 18, 2010 8:14:12 AM PDT
On Long Island -- a 20-year-old woman was struck and killed by a taxi while crossing the street with friends in Baldwin.Detectives say the accident happened just before 11 o'clock Wednesday night -- as Kate Mcneil and two friends were walking across Central Avenue.

55-year-old Allen Sinetar was driving his 2000 Chevy cab east on Sunrise Highway when he plowed into the three victims.

Mcneil was pronounced dead at South Nassau Hospital.

Her friends, Bryan McNeil, 25, of Baldwin was taken to Nassau University Medical Center where he is listed in Serious but stable condition.

While Samantha Koch, 20, of Baldwin, suffered head, neck and back injuries. Koch was taken to South Nassau Hospital where she is listed in stable condition.

No charges have been filed.


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