NYPD officer arrested in pedestrian death

(AP) - A New York City police officer is facing vehicular manslaughter and drunk driving charges in connection with the death of a Brooklyn pedestrian.Authorities

BROOKLYN - (AP) - A New York City police officer is facing vehicular manslaughter and drunk driving charges in connection with the death of a Brooklyn pedestrian.

Authorities say 33-year-old Veronica Valnords was struck shortly after 1 a.m. Sunday at East 56th Street and Avenue N. She was taken to Kings County Hospital, where she was pronounced dead.

Police officer Andrew Kelly was arrested. The investigation is continuing.

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