NYPD Cop Succumbs to Injuries After Being Struck by an Alleged Drunk Driver
Long Island, NYC – A 43-year-old NYPD officer succumbed to his injuries when an alleged 32-year-old female drunk driver struck him head on while diverting traffic on the Long Island Expressway at around 2:00 a.m. on April 27. The Hempstead woman driving with a suspended license sped off. The police officer was rushed to New York-Presbyterian Queens Hospital in critical condition, but could not be saved.
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