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NYPD officer faces vehicular manslaughter charge

NEW YORK -

A New York Police Department officer is facing vehicular manslaughter and other charges today after he rear-ended a car on the Van Wyck Expressway killing a 22-year-old woman.

The accident happened Sunday morning. Police say 32-year-old Officer Neville Smith refused to take a Breathalyzer test at the scene and is also facing DWI charges. 

A 20-year-old man and 21-year-old woman were also injured in the collision. Police say both of them suffered traumatic injuries throughout their bodies.

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