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Wake held for teen struck by subway

Saturday, March 30, 2013
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A Long Island community mourned the death of a popular teenager killed when he tried to cross the subway tracks.

Family and friends gathered for a wake for Liam Armstrong at a funeral home in Hauppauge Saturday.

A funeral will be held Monday at Holy Cross Roman Catholic Church in Nesconset.

Armstrong died after being struck by an uptown No. 2 train at Broadway and West 79th Street on Tuesday.

He was in the city celebrating his 18th birthday with friends.


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