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Driver in Halloween terror attack identified as 29-year-old Sayfullo Saipov, man from Florida


The terrorist driver accused of plowing a rented truck through a Halloween crowd of bicyclists and pedestrians in Lower Manhattan has been identified as a a native of Uzbekistan with a Florida identification. Sources said Sayfullo Saipov of Tampa jumped a curb along the West Side highway and rumbled along a bike and pedestrian path crushing people in the unsuspecting crowd shortly after 3 p.m. Eight people were killed in the attack. Six died on the scene, and two died later at an area hospital. Video shot by Tawhid Kabir Sayfullo Saipov of Florida jumped a curb along the West Side highway and plowed through a Halloween crowd of bicyclists, sources say. 
Saipov, 29, who was driving a truck believed to have been rented in Jersey City, lives in Paterson, the sources said. Eight dead after terrorist in Home Depot truck runs down bikers He is originally from Uzbekistan, and came to America in 2010. Investigators believe he came to the country legally. Multiple dead after driver mows down pedestrians in Lower Manhattan Police stopped Saipov in Mount Holly Springs Borough, Pennsylvania, in March 2015 and he gave police a Paterson, New Jersey address, according to NJ.com He also was stopped in 2012 in Palmyra, Pennsylvania, just east of Hershey, and also listed a Paterson address, the web site reported.

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