SU hoops coach Boeheim strikes, kills pedestrian on highway

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Syracuse head coach Jim Boeheim, left, talks to an official about a call during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game against Louisville in Syracuse, N.Y., Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2019. Syracuse won 69-49. (AP Photo/Nick Lisi)

Police say Syracuse men’s basketball coach Jim Boeheim struck and killed a 51-year-old man walking outside his vehicle on a highway.

Syracuse police say the man had been in a car with some others before midnight Wednesday after their vehicle crashed.

Police say Boeheim drove by and struck the pedestrian while trying to avoid the vehicle.
Boeheim is cooperating with the investigation. Police say there was no sign that Boeheim was impaired.

No tickets have been issued to Boeheim at this time.

Syracuse defeated Louisville 69-49 Wednesday night during a home game.
 

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