Deepak Kumar pleads not guilty during hospital arraignment over fatal New Hyde Park crash

A teen charged in a fatal New Hyde Park crash pleaded not guilty in a hospital bedside arraignment this afternoon. Deepak Kumar, 17, pleaded not

Police say Deepak Kumar was under the influence

Police say Deepak Kumar was under the influence of drugs when he fatally crashed into the victim on Covert and Second avenues in New Hyde Park. (Credit: News 12 Long Island)

NEW HYDE PARK - A teen charged in a fatal New Hyde Park crash pleaded not guilty in a hospital bedside arraignment this afternoon.

Deepak Kumar, 17, pleaded not guilty to vehicular manslaughter and driving while ability impaired by drugs in the crash that killed a 55-year-old California man.

The crash happened Tuesday night on Covert and Second avenues in New Hyde Park.

Kumar is being held on $500,000. His license has been suspended and he has had to surrender his passport.

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Sources on the scene tell News 12 that Teen arrested, 1 dead in New Hyde Park crash

According to police, Kumar was found to be in an intoxicated condition and was arrested

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