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NYPD cop investigating fatal crash struck and killed by passing driver on Long Island Expressway

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A Queens cop investigating a fatal crash on the Long Island Expressway was struck and killed by a passing vehicle early Tuesday, police said.

The NYPD Highway officer was investigating a single-car crash near Francis Lewis Blvd. around 2 a.m. when another driver struck the officer and kept going, cops said.

The woman was arrested a short time later. EMS rushed the officer to New York-Presbyterian/Queens but could not be saved.

Speed was a factor in the initial fatal crash, police said. The other two people in the car were seriously hurt.

This is a breaking news story. Check back for updates.

Source (Ny Daily news)

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