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Funeral held in Southern State Pkwy crash

October 10, 2012 3:09:49 PM PDT
A funeral was held Wednesday for one of the victims in the horrific Southern State Parkway crash.

The mother of Christopher Kahn was inconsolable.

She nearly fainted at her sons funeral today

The pain was just too much.

Eyewitness News was the only tv station allowed inside Kahn's funeral, there to capture the profound heartache

Outside Kahn's relatives were having a hard time letting go, touching the hearse where inside lied Kahn's casket.

Christopher Kahn, Peter Kanhai, Neal Rajapa and Darian Ramnarine all died early Monday morning in that horrible accident near exit 17 on the Southern State Parkway.

The four teenage boys were all from Queens and all close friends.

It's unclear what they were doing with their other friend and the driver of the car 17 year old Joseph Beer.

Police say Beer lost control of the car and it flew into several trees.

Beer was released from the hospital sometime last night.

Nassau county District Attorney Kathleen Rice said it's unclear at this point if charges will be filed against him.

"We are awaiting test results to see if drugs or alcohol played a role in the crash," she said.

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