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2 men killed on Meadowbrook State Parkway

Monday, March 04, 2013
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2 pedestrians were killed in a multi-vehicle accident on Meadowbrook State Parkway in North Merrick.

A multi-vehicle accident on the Meadowbrook State Parkway has cost two men their lives.

According to state police, a vehicles struck 76-year-old John Elder and 65-year-old Edward Ross while they were working on a disabled car on the shoulder of the parkway.

Police say a pick-up truck plowed into the men at a point where three lanes merge into two.

The truck's driver, 50-year-old Robert Beodeker, has been charged with reckless driving and driving without a license.

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