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‘One out of many’: NYU understudy trying to become specialist kicks the bucket subsequent to being hit by supposed tanked driver

'ONE IN A MILLION': NYU student aspiring to become doctor dies after being hit by alleged drunk driver

The man who was hit by an alleged drunk driver in Manhattan’s East Village earlier this week has been identified as an NYU student who later died of his injuries, police said.

Raife Milligan, 21, an aspiring doctor, was attempting to cross East Houston Street near First Avenue around 2:45 a.m. Monday when he was struck by a Chevy Camaro, cops said.

The college student was taken to Bellevue Hospital in critical condition but succumbed to his injuries, the NYPD said Thursday.

The driver of the Camaro, identified by cops as Michael de Guzman, stayed on scene and was arrested.

De Guzman was initially charged with driving while intoxicated and driving while ability impaired, police said.

Police said Thursday that charges against the Queens resident were expected to be upgraded in connection with Milligan’s death.

Milligan studied biochemistry at NYU and wanted to be a doctor, according to a website that was raising funds for his funeral.

 ‘One out of many’: NYU understudy trying to become specialist kicks the bucket subsequent to being hit by supposed tanked driver

The one who was hit by a supposed savored driver Manhattan’s East Village recently has been distinguished as a NYU understudy who later passed on from his wounds, police said.

Raife Milligan, 21, a trying specialist, was endeavoring to go across East Houston Street close to First Avenue around 2:45 a.m. Monday when he was struck by a Chevy Camaro, cops said.

The undergrad was taken to Bellevue Hospital in basic condition however capitulated to his wounds, the NYPD said Thursday.

Raife Milligan, who was killed in the crash, studied biochemistry at NYU and wanted to be a doctor.
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The driver of the Camaro, distinguished by cops as Michael de Guzman, remained on scene and was captured.

De Guzman was at first accused of driving while inebriated and driving while capacity impeded, police said.

Police said Thursday that charges against the Queens occupant were supposed to be updated regarding Milligan’s demise.

Milligan concentrated on organic chemistry at NYU and needed to be a specialist, as indicated by a site that was raising assets for his memorial service.

A police officer talks to the people involved in a two vehicle accident with a pedestrian struck at Houston St. and 1st Ave. in Manhattan.
An alleged drunk driver struck an NYU student, who later died from his injuries.
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One of the vehicles involved is seen at the scene of a two vehicle accident.
Michael de Guzman, driver of the Camaro, stayed on scene and was initially charged with driving while intoxicated and driving while ability impaired.
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The Indiana native “did volunteer work delivering food to the elderly” in New York and “loved life to the fullest always thinking of others first,” organizer Donna Begle wrote.

“Raife was one in a million. Brilliant beyond his years. Saying he will be missed is an understatement. He impacted so many lives in a positive way and will be greatly missed,”

she said.

“We will live on through his memory holding him deep in our hearts forever. Legends never die!”

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