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Elmer Mendez's Body Left Undiscovered For 10 Hours After Rescuers Search Wrong Area

03/18/2010 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

A pedestrian who was struck and killed by a passing motorist lay undiscovered on the side of the road in Yaphank for 10 hours, police said Monday, because their search for him was concentrated in the wrong area.

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