New York: Public Safety Officer in marked patrol car charged with DWI manslaughter for killing pedestrian

EAST MEADOW¬† — Police have arrested a Long Island public safety officer following a drunk-driving crash that left a pedestrian dead.
Police say 42-year-old Robert Core, of Hempstead, struck a 50-year-old man on Hempstead Turnpike in East Meadow just before 11:30 p.m. Thursday. The victim has been identified as Eddie Albert Cotto, of Lindenhurst.
According to detectives, Cove was behind the wheel of a marked Town of Hempstead Department of Public Safety patrol car that struck the man, who was crossing Hempstead Turnpike in front of the Nassau University Medical Center….MORE

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