Man accused of killing 8 people with truck in NYC terror attack will go to trial in October

The man accused of killing eight people on a bike path in Lower Manhattan by ramming them with with a truck will face trial in October, almost exactly five years after the terrorist attack.

Sayfullo Saipov is accused of smashing a truck into cyclists on October 31, 2017, hoping to impress and join the ISIS terrorist group.

Prosecutors seek the death penalty and will present evidence that he planned a further attack on the Brooklyn Bridge, reports WABC New York.

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