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Syracuse’s Boeheim hit man outside of vehicle on I-690

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By Anthony Caruso III | Publisher 

Syracuse Orange men’s basketball coach Jim Boeheim killed a man when he hit a pedestrian on a highway, the Syracuse police said in a statement on Thursday. The man died from the accident. 

The authorities have identified the man as Jorge Jimenez, 51. He was reportedly outside a car on Interstate 690 after being involved in a previous accident due to bad weather. 

Syracuse Orange men's basketball coach Jim Boeheim speaks to Tyus Battle against the Buffalo Bulls
Jim Boeheim speaks to Tyus Battle against the Buffalo Bulls (Getty Images)

The car he was driving struck the guardrail, before coming to rest in the middle of the road. Those inside the vehicle moved to the side of the road after leaving the vehicle. 

Boeheim saw the car in the road and attempted to avoid hitting it. He struck the man reportedly around 11 pm EST on Wednesday night. The authorities were then called to the scene. 

When the authorities arrived, they performed a field sobriety and alcohol sensor on both Boeheim and the driver of the other vehicle. Both came back negative. 

The police are investigating, but could not determine the speeds at this time. Yet, Onondaga County District Attorney Bill Fitzpatrick told WSYR that Boeheim was driving at the proper speed on the highway. 

The 74-year-old coach was not issued a traffic citation. But the investigation is ongoing. The long-time coach is also cooperating with the investigation. 

The Orange defeated the Louisville Cardinals at the Carrier Dome earlier Wednesday night. 

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