July 16–The Town of Hempstead plans to fire a public safety officer accused of driving drunk on the job and killing a pedestrian crossing Hempstead Turnpike.
The suspect, Robert Core, 42, of Hempstead Village, will be fired as soon as he can be served with legal documents, town spokesman Mike Deery said Saturday.
“The actions he took the other evening while intoxicated on the job justify his dismissal,” Deery said.
Core is charged with vehicular manslaughter and DWI in the Thursday night accident.
The victim, Eddie A. Cotto, 50, of Lindenhurst, was jaywalking….MORE