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Man, 73, killed by private snow backhoe: Cops

A man was killed Monday in Brighton Beach when he was struck by a private snow-clearing vehicle, police said.

Stanislav Chernyshov, 73, was crossing the street at Oceana Terrace around 11:54 a.m. when a backhoe that was pushing snow reversed and hit him, according to the NYPD. He was taken to Coney Island Hospital where he was pronounced dead.

The 33-year-old operator of the backhoe wasn't charged, police said.


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