Boat operator in deadly Hudson River crash arrested

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NEW YORK (CNN) — The operator of a boat carrying members of a wedding party that struck a barge in the Hudson River — leaving the bride-to-be dead and the best man missing — has been arrested, a Rockland County, New York, sheriff’s office official said.

The boat’s operator is being arraigned at an area hospital on one count of first-degree vehicular manslaughter and three counts of second-degree vehicular assault, said county Undersheriff Robert Van Cura.

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