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News Minute: Here is the latest New York news from The Associated Press at 8:40 a.m. EDT

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MILTON, N.Y. (AP) - Authorities have identified two people who were killed in a fiery one-car crash on an upstate New York road last week. State police say the vehicle was traveling on a road in the Saratoga County town of Milton on Friday night when it left the road and burst into flames. Police on Monday identified the victims as two local men: a 60-year-old business owner and a 57-year-old financial services worker.

RIDGEWAY, N.Y. (AP) - State police say a husband and wife have died after their car was rear-ended by another vehicle on a western New York road. Troopers say 38-year-old Rebecca Harrier was stopped while waiting to make a left turn on Route 31 around midnight Sunday when a car slammed into hers in the town of Ridgeway. Harrier was pronounced dead at the scene. Her 39-year-old husband, Randy, died at a Rochester hospital.

DIX HILLS, N.Y. (AP) - New York state officials have deployed members of the National Guard and specialized emergency response units to Long Island to prepare for potentially severe weather caused by Hurricane Jose. Gov. Andrew Cuomo says 100 members of the National Guard, 13 members of an urban search and rescue team, and 20 high-axle vehicles will set up a command post at a welcome center in Dix Hills in Suffolk County.

NEW YORK (AP) - Authorities say a Westchester County man is dead and a teenage girl is injured following a motorcycle crash in New York City. The crash occurred in Queens around 5:30 p.m. Monday when 42-year-old Matthew Rosenzweig, of Mount Vernon, lost control of his bike and smashed into a concrete barrier along the Grand Central Parkway. The motorcycle continued onto the side of the road and hit a 14-year-old girl standing on the shoulder.

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