NEW YORK - (AP) - An off-duty New York City police officer killedin a crash with a wrong-way driver was remembered at his funeral asa man of religious faith who was devoted to his family.
Mourners gathered Saturday in Queens for the funeral of AndreMenzies.
The 35-year-old was killed on Nov. 15 while driving on theNorthern State Parkway in Long Island shortly after midnight.Authorities said a drunken driver going the wrong way hit Menzies.Michael Bowen, 50, of Brooklyn is facing charges of DWI and reckless driving.
Menzies' family and friends described him as a role model. Hiswife described him as "beautiful inside and out." Menzies had worked for the New York Police Department for nineyears.
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