NYC firefighter headed to jail for death of Midwood man in DWI accident

A New York City firefighter was sentenced to 16 weekends in jail Thursday for the death of a Midwood man he hit while driving drunk.

The incident happened in April 2004 at Ocean Parkway and Avenue M. Police say firefighter Alfred De Los Rios collided with the BMW 18-year-old Roland Tetru Ashvili was driving. De Los Rios was charged with vehicular manslaughter and criminally negligent homicide, among other charges.

The FDNY terminated De Los Rios in June 2004.

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