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Brothers killed in Long Island accident

August 24, 2009 11:45:05 AM PDT
Two people are dead after they were hit by a car on Long Island.The deadly accident happened on Hempstead Turnpike in East Meadow just after 4:30 Sunday morning.

Investigators said drunk driving was suspected in the accident.

The victims were identified as 27-year-old Thomas Occhiogrosso, of Riverhead, and his brother, 28-year-old Joseph Occhiogrosso, of East Meadow.

Police identified the driver of the vehicle as Robert James Farr, 33, of Garden City.

Farr has been charged with DWI and 2 counts of vehicular manslaughter. He was ordered held without bail.


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