Memorial honors victims of 2017 Halloween bike path terror attack in NYC

NEW YORK -- A memorial was held Thursday morning at the spot along the West Side Highway where eight people were killed in a truck terror attack two years ago.

Sayfullo Saipov faces the death penalty in the 2017 Halloween truck attack.

Saipov told authorities after his arrest that he was inspired by ISIS videos.

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The incident was one of several terror attacks in NYC involving suspects who pledged allegiance to the Islamic State.

Saipov is still awaiting trial currently scheduled to begin on April 13, 2020 in federal court in lower Manhattan.

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