Boat crash set to go before grand jury

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New York authorities said Tuesday they were confident toxicology reports will bolster their chances of getting an indictment against the operator of a power boat that crashed into a Tappan Zee Bridge construction barge in the Hudson River, killing a bride-to-be and her fiance's best man in July.

Although investigators declined to release the driver’s blood-alcohol content after the fatal crash, prosecutors will present the results and other evidence to a grand jury, probably this month, to seek a felony indictment on vehicular manslaughter and other charges, District Attorney Thomas Zugibe told USA Today.

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