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Out-Of-Control Car Kills 3 Trick-Or-Treaters In NYC

Three were killed and four injured when an out-of-control car in New York City ran through a group of trick-or-treaters Saturday night.

By Ryan Biek | November 1, 2015

An out-of-control car ran through a crowd of trick-or-treaters in New York City on Saturday night, killing three, including a 10-year-old girl.

Sixty-five-year old Louis Perez and his granddaughter were pronounced dead at the scene. Twenty-four-year-old Kristian Leka, who was out with his younger sister, was also killed. (Video via News 12 The Bronx)

Another of Perez's granddaughters suffered a non-life threatening injury. Both Perez and Leka reportedly pushed most of the kids out of the way just before the car hit the group. (Video via WABC)

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Perez's wife told the New York Daily News, "He was a hero then and a hero now." And Leka's family member said the 24-year-old saved his sister before "the car hit him, and he went into the wall."

Four people in total were injured, including the 52-year-old driver who was reportedly in serious yet stable condition. It's not yet clear why the crash occurred.

New York Post says police believe the driver may have had a seizure while behind the wheel. WABC reports, as of Sunday morning, no charges have been filed.

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