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Teen charged in deadly DUI

Sunday, August 23, 2009

A teenager is charged in a deadly drunk driving accident in Queens.

The vehicle struck a pedestrian just after 1 a.m. Sunday at Sutter Avenue and 85th Street.

Police said that a 2008 Lexus 4-door gray sedan driven by an 18-year-old man was traveling westbound on Sutter Avenue when it struck a 31-year-old man.

EMS. transported the victim to Jamaica Hospital, where he was pronounced dead on arrival.

Alfred Barcenilla, of Queens, was arrested and charged with operating a vehicle after consuming alcohol underage.

The name of the victim was not released.


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