Police: Teen in 'intoxicated' state charged after man is killed in Long Island car crash


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NEW HYDE PARK, New York — A man is dead and a teenager is under arrest after a car crash on Long Island.

Nassau County police say 17-year-old Deepak Kumar was in an intoxicated state when his car struck another vehicle around 11:30 p.m. Tuesday in New Hyde Park.

The crash killed the 55-year-old driver of the second vehicle and injured his 38-year-old wife and 6-year-old daughter.

Police did not release their names.

Kumar was arrested and taken to a hospital for observation. Four passengers in his vehicle were not injured.

Kumar is charged with second-degree vehicular manslaughter and driving while his ability was impaired by drugs.

Information on his lawyer wasn't immediately available.

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