A police trooper fatally shot a man after a 'violent altercation' on the Robert Moses Causeway Sunday, police said.

Steven Barraco, of Deer Park, who was fatally shot by a New York State Police trooper on the Robert Moses Causeway Sunday, September 13.

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Officials investigate the Robert Moses Causeway where a man was shot to death by a New York State Trooper during a violent altercation. (Sept. 13, 2009)

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Police close off all northbound lanes of the Robert Moses Causeway after a state trooper shot and killed a man on the bridge about 3:30 p.m. (Sept. 13, 2009 by James Carbone)

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Police close off all lanes of the northbound Robert Moses Causeway after a state trooper shot and killed a man on the bridge about 3:30 p.m. (Sept. 13, 2009)

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Police close off all lanes of the northbound Robert Moses Causeway after a state trooper shot and killed a man on the bridge about 3:30 p.m. (Sept. 13, 2009)

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All lanes on the northbound and southbound lanes of the Robert Moses Causeway were shutdown after a state trooper shot and killed a man on the bridge about 3:30 p.m. (Sept. 13, 2009)

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Traffic was at a standstill on the northbound Robert Moses Causeway after a state trooper shot and killed a man on the bridge about 3:30 p.m. (Sept. 13, 2009)

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All lanes on the northbound and southbound lanes of the Robert Moses Causeway were shutdown after a state trooper shot and killed a man on the bridge about 3:30 p.m. (Sept. 13, 2009)

Credit: James Carbone

A police helicopter flies over the marshes near Robert Moses Causeway, where a state trooper shot and killed a man on the bridge about 3:30 p.m. (Sept. 13, 2009)

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