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Driver in Hudson River boat crash charged

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Rescue workers on a boat search the Hudson River south of the Tappan Zee Bridge for two people who are believed to have fallen into the water during a boat crash in Piermont, N.Y. on Saturday, July 27. Two people are missing and four others are injured after their boat struck a barge under the bridge, according to the Coast Guard.

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The driver of a speedboat that slammed into a construction barge on the Hudson River -- hurling a bride-to-be and her fiance's best man into the water -- has been charged with vehicular manslaughter, authorities said Saturday.Jojo John, 35, of Nyack was also charged with three counts of vehicular assault at his hospital bedside as he recovers from Friday night's crash, Rockland County Sheriff's Department Chief William Barbera said.
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