NY police have video from boat before deadly crash

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Rescue workers on boats search near a construction barge on the Hudson River in Piermont, N.Y. on Saturday, July 27, 2013, south of the Tappan Zee Bridge for two people who are believed to have fallen into the water during a boat crash. Two people are missing and four others are injured after their boat struck the barge, center, according to the Coast Guard. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)
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PIERMONT, N.Y. (AP) — A prosecutor says cellphone video shot by one of the survivors of a speedboat crash shows the last few seconds before the vessel crashed into a barge on New York's Hudson River.

Friday night's crash killed a bride-to-be and her fiance's best man.

The Rockland County district attorney said Wednesday it's difficult to tell if the video shows the actual impact. He says the cellphone also briefly recorded audio of the crash and its impact.

The district attorney says investigators are carefully reviewing the recording for clues to the cause. Police say they suspect the man piloting the boat was intoxicated, and he has been charged with vehicular homicide. They are also investigating the barge's lighting.

The victims' parents issued a statement Wednesday skeptical that alcohol was the cause.

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