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OFF DUTY SCPD OFFICER KILLED IN ONE CAR CRASH

By CHRIS SABELLA, Senior Correspondent | November 08, 2021 | NEW YORK

Story No. 110921117

SELDEN NY... JUST AFTER 1230AM ON MONDAY MORNING A 30 YR OLD OFF DUTY SCPD OFFICER WAS TRAVELING NB ON NICHOLS RD BY SUFFOLK COMMUNITY COLLEGE WHEN HE SOME HOW LOST CONTROL OF HIS 2021 JEEP FLIPPING IT SEVERAL TIMES BEFORE BEING EJECTED AND THE JEEP AND THE DRIVER ENDED UP IN THE CENTER MEDIAN ABOUT 50 FEET APART. SCPD OFFICERS ARRIVED TO FIND THE SUBJECT WITH NUMEROUS LIFE THREATNING INJURIES AND CALLED FOR RESCUE FORTHWITH .FIREFIGHTERS AND AMBULANCE PERSONNEL ARRIVED WITHIN MINUTES AND WERE ABLE TO ESTABLISH AND AIRWAY A ND TRANSPORT THE MALE TO A LOCAL TRAUMA CENTER. THEMALE WAS TRANSFERED TO THE ER STAFF WHO WORKED HARD TO SAVE HIS LIFE BUT HE SUCCUMBED TO HIS INJURIES AND WAS PRONOUNCED DEAD A SHORT TIME LATER. THE CAUSE OF THE ACCIDENT IS STILL UNKNOWN AND SCPD 6TH SQUAD CLOSED THE ROADWAY IN BOTH DIRECTIONS FOR AN INVESTIGATION

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