Off-duty officer killed in wrong-way I-95 crash

An off-duty Mount Vernon police officer was killed Thursday morning in a fiery accident that shut down a portion of I-95. According to authorities, 29-year-old Reginald Velez, of The Bronx, was driving

News 12 Staff

Mar 29, 2012, 11:32 PM

Updated 4,401 days ago

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Off-duty officer killed in wrong-way I-95 crash
An off-duty Mount Vernon police officer was killed Thursday morning in a fiery accident that shut down a portion of I-95.
According to authorities, 29-year-old Reginald Velez, of The Bronx, was driving in the wrong direction on the northbound highway when he crashed into a tractor-trailer at around 2:30 a.m.
The expressway was closed for nearly three hours as officials worked to put out a car fire and remove Velez from his vehicle.
The truck driver was not injured. To watch more on the fatal I-95 crash, click on iO Extra on Channel 612.


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