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Man dies after being shot while driving

Sunday, February 19, 2012
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A man driving on a Long Island roadway died after being shot by someone in another car.

Bennie Rouse was driving westbound on Sunrise Highway in Bohemia around 4 a.m. Sunday. Police say another car came up beside his, and someone inside that car fired at Rouse.

Rouse, of Central Islip, N.Y., pulled over. Police say an acquaintance following in another car took him to the hospital, where the 22-year-old was pronounced dead.

A woman was in Rouse's car, but was not injured.

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