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Posted: November 01, 2017

8 killed in New York terror attack: What we know about the victims

Victims Of The New York City Bike Path Attack

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8 killed in New York terror attack: What we know about the victims
This Saturday, Oct. 28, 2017 photo provided by the Trevisan family shows from left to right; Hernan Ferruchi, Alejandro Pagnucco, Ariel Erlij, Ivan Brajckovic, Juan Pablo Trevisan, Hernan Mendoza, Diego Angelini and Ariel Benvenuto, gather for a group photo before their trip to New York City, at the airport in Rosario, in the province of Santa Fe, Argentina. Mendoza, Angelini, Pagnucco, Erlij and Ferruchi were killed in the bike path attack near the World Trade Center. They were part of a group of friends celebrating the 30th anniversary of their high school graduation with a trip to New York City. (Courtesy of Trevisan family via AP)

By Theresa Seiger, Cox Media Group National Content Desk

NEW YORK —

A driver in a rented pickup truck plowed into pedestrians and bicyclists on a path in New York City on Tuesday, killing eight people and injuring 12 others.

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Police said the suspect in the case, 29-year-old Sayfullo Saipov, was shot in the abdomen by a police officer after the truck collided with a school bus. Saipov, who came to the United States from Uzbekistan in 2010, carried out the attack in ISIS’s name, police said Wednesday.

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Investigators said 20 people were injured in the attack, six of which were pronounced dead at the scene. Two other people died at hospital, according to authorities.

Here’s what we know about the victims:


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