Family grieves Bethpage car crash victims

? A mother and her 11-year-old daughter were killed Wednesday in a car accident involving a tractor-trailer and at least three other cars.

The crash happened at the intersection of Central Avenue and Hicksville Road just before 6:00 p.m. Police say the mother was trying to make a left-hand turn when the truck driver tried to make a red light and hit them.

The victims have been identified as 44-year-old Barbara Ryan and her 11-year-old daughter Joanna.

Police say the truck driver is 32-year-old Ryan Draper of upstate New York. They say the investigation into the crash is pending and won?t comment on any possible charges.

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