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Ray Deter, Owner Of East Village Bar d.b.a., Dies After Canal Street Bike Accident

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MANHATTAN -- The owner of a popular East Village bar died Sunday, less than a week after being struck while riding his bike on Canal Street.

Ray Deter, owner of the bourbon bar d.b.a. on First Avenue, died as a result of blunt impact head trauma following the June 27 crash, the city medical examiner's office confirmed.

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