Off-duty NYPD officer killed in crash on Long Island

The News Leader

November 16, 2010 2:20:53 PM PST
An off-duty police officer was killed and another person injured when a car careened into a tree on Long Island.

The driver of the vehicle lost control on Carman Avenue, near Murray Drive, in Westbury just after 2 a.m. Thursday.

One person, believed to be an off-duty NYPD officer, was killed. A second person was taken to Nassau University Medical Center in unknown condition.

The car crashed into several trees.

The cause of the crash was not immediately known.

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